Bike, Hike and Paddle Adventure

NEWTON, N.C. – Looking for some outdoor fun for the whole family to enjoy? Head to the Bike, Hike and Paddle Adventure and Outdoor Gear Exchange at Jacob Fork Park on Sunday, Oct. 11. 

Activities will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will include Take-A-Kid Mountain Biking, Kids Bike Rodeo, Family Fun Ride, and beginners’ rides on the Woodland Loop Trail. Bike safety inspections will be offered, as well as special pump track activities and music.

JFP Pump Track

An Outdoor Gear Exchange will make it easy for attendees to sell and swap outdoor supplies, canoes, bikes, tents and more.

Vendors are invited to set up booths for $10 per space. Booths are about 10 feet by 10 feet. Trailers, tents, open-air tables, and set-ups on the ground will be allowed. Vendors should bring their own tables, if needed. The vendor application is available here.

Electricity is not available. Applications for vendors are located on the Newton Parks and Recreation Department’s webpage at

Jacob Fork Park is located at 3730 West N.C. 10 in Newton.

The Newton Parks and Recreation Department, The Pedal Shack, Rock-N-Road Bicycles, Outdoor Supply and Lightning Cycles are sponsoring the event.

For more information or if you are interested in volunteering or sponsoring the event, call Carol Stiles at the Newton Parks and Recreation Department at 828-217-4405.

View the event flyer here.