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Mountain bikers hit the trails at Lee Canyon

Updated September 13, 2022 - 9:29 am

Here’s proof you don’t need a pair of skis to enjoy the recreation opportunities on Mount Charleston.

Lee Canyon held a soft opening on Monday for its downhill mountain biking park.

Weather permitting, bikers can enjoy the trails daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The trails are part of the canyon’s first outdoor summer sports area, which opened last month following a lengthy legal battle over protecting an endangered butterfly species.

Lee Canyon says trail building will continue throughout the fall and next spring. Trails will be fully open Saturdays and Sundays, but there may be partial closures on weekdays as the canyon builds additional trails.

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