From left are Gennie Dasinger, vice president of Northwest Georgia SORBA; Benic Bruz Clark, president of the Lyndhurst Foundation; Larry Vanden Bosch, president of Northwest Georgia SORBA; Bill Hester, trails director of Raisin Woods Mountain Bike Park; and Conrad Fernandez, treasurer of Northwest Georgia SORBA. (Contributed photo)
Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 11:56 pm
The Northwest Georgia chapter of the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (Northwest Georgia SORBA) recently received a $15,000 Lyndhurst Foundation grant to assist with a two-mile trail extension at Daltons Raisin Woods Mountain Bike Park.
Northwest Georgia SORBA, a 501(c)3 nonprofit mountain bike advocacy club, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the city of Dalton for Raisin Woods in 2004. During the past 11 years, the club has developed approximately six miles of trail built primarily by volunteer efforts. The park has become a popular spot for hiking, trail running and mountain biking.
During the summer, the mountain bike club entered into a new agreement ...