2023 Etoniah Gravel Rides | Palatka

Etoniah Gravel Rides

Etoniah Gravel Rides
Date Jan 2023 (TBD)
Distance Gravel Grinder, 22mi, 45mi, 75mi
Course Type Gravel

Ride Information

Etoniah Gravel Rides

- 22 miles: Gopher Para-gravel and Green-gravel | Entry level ride
This ride will be lead by experience ride leaders and is intended for those with physical challenges that use for example - Recumbent Trikes, etc and for those that would like an introduction to gravel biking. The ride starts on the paved trail and enters the Etoniah State Forest for a scenic route of mixed terrain - paved trail, smooth lime rock, dirt, grassy roads, and a wooden bridge. A fun course with mild elevation change. Recommended - tires, 33mm to 45mm - Mountain Bike or Gravel Bike. Two rest/water stops and lunch.
 
- 45 miles: Fox Squirrel | Intermediate Gravel ride
This ride starts on the paved trail and enters the Etoniah State Forest for a scenic route of mixed terrain - paved trail, smooth lime rock, and dirt. Surface conditions change according to rain or lack of rain. Some challenging short climbing and fast descents. Recommended - tires, 33mm to 45mm - Mountain Bike or Gravel Bike. Two water stations, one rest stop, and lunch.
 
- 75 miles: Etoniah Big Bear | 3/4 Century Loop
Our most challenging and demanding ride starts on the paved trail and enters the Etoniah State Forest for a scenic route of challenging mixed terrain - lime rock, grassy roads, sand. Some challenging short climbing and fast descents. Changing surface conditions due to rain or lack of rain can add to this challenging route. If you don't like sandy sections - we recommend the 45 or 22 mile rides. Recommended - tires, 33mm to 45mm - Mountain Bike or Gravel Bike. Two water stations, one rest stop, and lunch.

Related Events

Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following CAAM Tour Series Event events.

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