Essex County Greenbelt Association will host the annual road cycle event to raise funds for conservation efforts on the North Shore! Cycling enthusiasts of all abilities can ride through some of Essex County’s most beautiful landscapes in this annual road cycle event to benefit local land conservation. Whether a seasoned road cyclist or a beginner, you can enjoy at your own pace one of three routes offered by Tour de Greenbelt: a 100 mile ride, a half-century (50 miles), a shorter route (25 miles), and a 40-mile Gravel Grinder Route, with off-road excursions into protected forests and reservations. The routes showcase more than 50 of Greenbelt’s exquisite conserved properties. there is a vritual option for the week of September 11-18 in 2021.
Riders will enjoy cycling past more than 50 of Greenbelt’s protected properties, venturing into state forests, ascending Sagamore Hill in the Donovan Reservation for beautiful views, then returning to Cox Reservation for a BBQ and music under the Big Tent.
The event kicks off at Greenbelt’s Cox Reservation in Essex at 9 am. Greenbelt is Essex County’s land trust and proceeds help Greenbelt conserve the region’s farmland, wildlife habitat, scenic landscapes, and places for outdoor recreation.
All proceeds from the Tour de Greenbelt help Greenbelt, Essex County’s Land Trust conserve the region’s farmland, wildlife habitat, scenic landscapes, and places for outdoor recreation. Register today to enjoy your ride through some of the region’s most beautiful conserved land.
2016 ECGA Tour De Greenbelt