Rocky Knob Park Trails

Organization: Watauga County Tourism Development Authority and Boone Area Cyclists

Year: 2010

Amount: 5000

Status: Project complete

Type: Mountain bike project

Address: Rocky Knob Park, NC

A $5,000 grant helped the Watauga County Tourism Development Authority (WCTDA) and Boone Area Cyclists to develop a mountain bike trail system at Rocky Knob Park near Boone, North Carolina. Though Watauga County and the town of Boone are emerging as fast-growing destinations for outdoor enthusiasts, residents and visitors previously had to drive outside of the county to access legal singletrack trails—a situation the WCTDA's new outdoor recreation planner (an avid mountain biker) was determined to change. Our grant helped leverage additional funds and serve as a match for pending grants from the state's Parks and Recreation Trust Fund and Adopt-a-Trail program.