Tour de Tugaloo & Tour de Bend
Tour de Tugaloo
Join us for a benefit bicycle ride along the Historic Tugaloo River Corridor, Lake Harwell and foothills of Western South Carolina. Proceeds benefit the Stephens County Foundation in support of the Tugaloo River Corridor and other community projects.
Tour de Bend - Bike + Hike
Held in conjunction with the Tour de Tugaloo. Drop your kids and ride!
Recommended for kids 10 years of age and over.
Children under 18 years of age must have parental / guardian permission to participate. All activities are supervised. Bicycle and helmet required.
Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
Check-in opens at Yonah Dam Park
Bike safety clinic and warm-up exercises
BIKE: Follow the Leader from Yonah Dam Park to Tugaloo Bend Heritage Site of Yonah Dam Road. (2 miles approximately - gentle terrain)
HIKE: Local botanist, Jim Sullivan will lead the group on a nature hike on one of the trails. Along the way he will point out various natural flora and fauna native to the area. Questions are welcome.
After the nature hike, the group will make s'mores around a campfire and learn of the history of Tugaloo Bend -- Native American inhabitants and settlers from Kelly Vickers, a local historian.
2:00 p.m. (approximately)
Bike back to Yonah Dam Park for lunch and entertainment.