O’Bannon Woods Trails Are Growing!

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After more than three years of planning, construction on the first of the new RTP Grant mountain biking and hiking trails at O’Bannon Woods started recently.

Preparations have been underway since earlier this year, when members of the Hoosier Mountain Bike Association, Kentucky Mountain Bike Association and the Evansville Hiking Club joined local riders [...]


Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew to Visit Southwestway Park in Indianapolis May 15-17, 2014

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The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew will be visiting Southwestway Park in Indianapolis between May 15-17, 2014. There will be multiple event associated with the visit for land managers, riders, hikers, horse riders, and anyone else who wants to learn about building good quality, sustainable trail. Registration for the event is free, and should be done [...]


2014 Annual Meeting and Announcements

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HMBA’s 2014 Annual Meeting was a productive one with many announcements.

First, we’d like to congratulate the 2014 HMBA Board and Advisory Committee. A full list of positions and a contact form can be found on the Current HMBA Leadership page. Some positions have not yet been filled, and the committees have yet to be [...]


Southwestway Park Recreational Trails Program Grant Work

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In 2009 HMBA applied for a Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant for Southwestway Park. We were awarded over $120,000. The stipulations of the Federal grant required two reviews before construction can begin. The 106 historical preservation review was completed by State Historical Preservation Office (SHPO) in 2012. The NEPA environmental review was completed by a [...]