Trailfest: Grand Opening of the Jack A. Markell Trail

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Trailfest: Grand Opening of the Jack A. Markell Trail

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the Completion of the Jack A. Markell Trail

This summer, the trail connecting the Wilmington Riverfront to New Castle will be complete. This walkable, bikeable trail, with its wide boardwalk spanning the Russell Peterson Wildlife Refuge, opens a whole new world for pedestrians on foot and on wheels.

Let’s celebrate on the trail

Join in on all the fun and excitement as novice and experienced trail users hit the trail. Trailfest promises an amazing event atmosphere and participant experience.  There will be a whole lot going on throughout the event:

  • Trail Sampler Bike Ride
  • Interactive Exhibits
  • Live Animals
  • Canoeing
  • Music (+ the Stone Shakers band @ Noon – 2pm)
  • Nature Mobile
  • Outfitters
  • Craft Vendors
  • Bike Demonstrations
  • Food and Drink
  • Recreational Ride – 14 miles, or whatever you chose to complete
  • Trailfest Challenge Ride – 50 miles

Free Entrance Admission to Event!  Stay tuned for more details!

Learn more and download a PDF of the Jack A. Markell Trail Map


Grateful for our Sponsors:

JJID General Contractors

Harvey Hanna & Associates, Inc.


Highmark Delaware

Onix Group

GGA Construction

East Coast Greenway Alliance


September 22, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Delaware Greenways
Bike Delaware