Regatta Bicycle Ride

Lifestyle
September 10, 2014

Trailnet of St. Louis, Missouri will be hosting a Regatta Bicycle Ride featuring a metric century at Carlyle Lake on Sunday, September 14, 2014. The bicycle ride will consist of three routes; 33 miles, 40 miles, and 67 miles starting at the Dam West Day Use Picnic Shelter #2.

Registration for the ride will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. A $10 member, $15 nonmember, and $3 child registration fee will be charged to ride participants. All participants will receive a map with routes, and all roads will be marked with arrows to mark the path of the route.

• The 67 mile route will leave the Dam West Day Use Area and ride north with a rest stop at the Keyesport Recreation Area. The route will then travel north to the Carlyle Lake Wildlife Management Area, circling to the east side of the lake to Boulder Recreation Area. Riders will then travel to Saddle Dam 3 before finishing on Saddle Dam 2, the General Dean Recreation Area, Main Dam, and finishing at Dam West Shelter # 2.

• The 44 mile route will leave the Dam West Day Use Area and ride north with a rest stop at the Keyesport Recreation Area, riders will then circle west and south of the lake before finishing on General Dean Bridge, Main Dam, and finishing at Dam West Shelter #2.

• The 33 mile route will leave the Dam West Area and ride north toward Keyesport circling west and south heading back toward Carlyle. The ride concludes through the General Dean Bridge, Main Dam, and finishing at Dam West Shelter #2.

While visiting Carlyle Lake during the Regatta Ride, visitors are encouraged to take extra caution while driving in the areas of the regatta bicycle ride routes.

For more information about Carlyle Lake, contact the Carlyle Lake Project Office at (618) 594-2484 or email at carlylelake@usace.army.mil.