Biking enthusiast Gary Myers of Vinton (on left) shares his suggestions with Scott Linnenburger of Kay-Linn Enterprises, who are involved in the design of a Mountain Skills Bike Park at Explore Park at a community meeting on January 18 at the Vinton War Memorial.

Roanoke County extended an invitation to the public to help design the planned Mountain Bike Skills Park at Explore Park. Two community meetings were held—one of them at the Vinton War Memorial on January 18.

The Vinton meeting was packed with bike enthusiasts eager to learn more about the county’s plans for the bike park and to offer their suggestions.

The county plans to incorporate ideas from citizens into the design for the bike park, which they hope will be used extensively by “individuals and families seeking adventure and enrichment in the outdoors.”

The county plans for the design phase to be completed in…

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