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MARCH 23TH, 2015

Trail Expansions are Coming!

There are 3 trail expansions planned for Siouxland in 2015! Full article in the Journal.

MARCH 13TH, 2015

New Development on Trail at Crystal Cove

This is a picture of the new wildlife observation facility being constructed at Crystal Cove in South Sioux City right next to the trail. Gene Maffit, Parks and Rec Director of South Sioux City, told Siouxland Trails Foundation "South Sioux City is constructing an outdoor wildlife observation facility at Crystal Cove. The new facility will have cameras both above and below the water for viewing fish and birds. We are going to link them to South Sioux City's website and have monitors in the new facility for viewing also." Congratulations to South Sioux City for enhancing experiences along our trails and for continuing to demonstrate its commitment to provide high quality recreational facilities for the citizens of our area.

FEBRUARY 18TH, 2015

Tri-State Trails Tour XI - Saturday, June 13th

Siouxland Trails Foundation and Women Aware are pleased to announce that Tri-State Trails Tour XI will start at Bevs on the River on Saturday June 13th. Registration will be from 9 to 10 AM with a mass start at 10 AM. New this year will be mid/post ride festivities for riders at Jolly Rogers facility right next door.

FEBRUARY 2ND, 2015

How to Report Potholes

Most bicycle riders have to ride at least a portion of their route on city streets. Potholes that are an inconvenience for an automobile can be bone-jarring or accident causing for a bicyclist. The City of Sioux City makes it very easy to report a pothole. Go to the City's website www.sioux-city.org and click on the Contact Us link. A drop down menu will appear and one of the options is 'Report a Pothole' - You can list your name and phone number and the address/description of where the pothole is. Our experience is that the City does a fairly good job of following up on these requests, and we have had them call the number we gave with the report to follow up.

JANUARY 25TH, 2015

Iowa Bicyle Coalition Jersey

The new Iowa Bicycle Coalition Jersey includes 3 photos by Sioux City photographer Randy Williams! Take a look at the "O" on the front and the "O" and "A" on the back!

JANUARY 19TH, 2015

SCJ: Trails, Winter Park Top To-Do List

Our new Parks and Rec Director Matt Salvatore has his eyes set on trail connections, extensions, and a new winter park. Full article in the Journal... Trails, winter recreational park top new parks and rec director's to-do list

JANUARY 19TH, 2015

SCJ: Bicycle Enthusiast's Home Decorating

An interesting article in the Journal of home decor made from bicycle parts... Right at Home: Decor made of bicycle parts

JANUARY 17TH, 2015

Park Hours

The City Council recently approved an ordinance changing parks hours from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The City of Sioux City wanted to clarify the park areas not affected by the ordinance change. Parks that will remain with an 11:00 p.m. closing include Riverside Park, Bacon Creek Park, Lewis Park, Leif Erickson Park, Sertoma Park, Chris Larson Park, and Grandview Park Rose Garden and Bandshell. Green Valley and Floyd Golf Courses are not affected by the ordinance change. Athletic Complexes can remain open when scheduled activities are taking place. City Trail use will not be limited as long as they are being used for their intended purpose. The City Manager also has the authority to extend park hours for organized events.

Tri-State Trails Tour XI
Saturday, June 13th at 10am
Bev's on the River
Sioux City, Iowa