Get a little exercise, learn some local history and explore the riverside communities of northern Brunswick County at the 2nd Annual Brunswick Heritage Riverside Ride on Saturday, Sept. 24. This event is a 16-mile bike ride along northern Brunswick County’s Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor from Phoenix Park in Navassa to Belville Riverwalk Park in Belville and back.
Various age groups and experienced levels of cyclists are welcome to participate in this ride but must be able to ride 16 miles at a casual pace. Helmets are required and cyclists should give their bicycle a thorough safety inspection prior to the event. There is no cost to participate. Check-in for the ride will be held between 6:45 and 7:15 am, with participants departing from Phoenix Park at 7:30 am. There will be a 15-20-minute break at Belville Riverwalk Park before beginning the return half of the ride.
Pre-Registration for the event is required and participation is capped at 200 participants. No day-of registration will be offered. Find out more and register at https://www.gocoastnc.org
Parking at Phoenix Park is limited, so participants who are able to carpool are encouraged to do so. There is also a Park and Ride lot at the Food Lion, 1735 Reed Road NE, Leland, that is 2.7 miles from Phoenix Park.