Helena’s Free Trail Shuttle

Helena's free Trail Rider begins it's shuttle June 4.  This summer the Trail Rider will operate 5 days a week.

Helena’s free Trail Rider begins it’s shuttle June 4. This summer the Trail Rider will operate 5 days a week.

It’s that time of year again!  The Trail Rider begins tomorrow, Wednesday, June 4 shuttling riders to various Helena trailheads (for free) FIVE days a week this summer.

Bike Helena, The Helena Tourism Alliance/Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID), The Helena Business Improvement District (BID) and the Helena Area Transit System (HATS) have teamed up to for an exciting 2014 hiking and biking season with the NEW, expanded Trail Rider schedule. The Trail Rider will kick-off the season offering hikers and bikers a shuttle service that now runs FIVE days a week!  Areas that will be serviced are:  Mount Helena Ridge Trail, Davis Gulch/Old Shooting Range Trailhead, Eddye McClure Trail and MacDonald Pass.

Beginning Wednesday, June 4th the Trail Rider will run five days a week for June, July and August and on Saturday and Sunday during September.  The weeknight Trail Rider routes make it convenient for people who want to ride or hike and then partake in one of the many popular weeknight events in Downtown Helena.  In total, the Trail Rider will operate 85 days and 17 weekends, including Labor Day weekend, and features a trailer to accommodate up to 30 bikes.  Thanks to the 30 plus local businesses that sponsor the Trail Rider, the cost to ride is FREE!

Please visit http://www.bikehelena.com/index.php/trail-rider/  for a detailed schedule of Trail Rider Service.

For additional information, please contact:

Pat Doyle, Community Outreach Director
Helena Tourism Alliance/TBID/Bike Helena
ph. (406) 449-2107
[email protected]

 

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