Trails Fest

Trails Fest is a Celebration of Trails hosted at Creekside Trails on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Friday evening is a family fun trail ride followed by a bonfire and s’mores for the kids. On Saturday will be the Creekside MTB Championships which includes a 20k XC & E-Bike, 5k Kids Race, and a 10k Fat Tire race*. On Sunday will be an 8k trail run to cap off the weekend festival. Food, drinks, and music will be featured all weekend long. 

All activities will be located at Trailyard (2551 Clifford Rd.).

Program Details

  • Age:  All ages welcome
  • Date:  Friday, September 23 – Sunday, September 25
  • Time: The event beings Friday, At 6 pm 
  • Location:  Creekside Trails – Trailyard Trailhead
  • Fee: Varies by event

Event Schedule

FRIDAY 9/23
6:00 pm – Family Fun Ride

SATURDAY 9/24
MTB Championships

  • 9:00 am – 20k XC & E-Bike Race
  • 12:00 pm – 5k Kids Race
  • 3:00 pm – 10k Fat Bike

SUNDAY 9/25
8:30 am  – 8k Trail Race

Dates: September 24 - September 25, 2022
Time: Check website for times (CT)
Address: 2551 Clifford Rd., Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: (219) 462-6000

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