Columbus is situated in Muscogee County, being the county seat, in Georgia, USA, with which it is consolidated. It is the second largest city surpassing Augusta and with the nearby Alabama cities of Auburn and Opelika forms the Columbus – Auburn – Opelika Combined Statistical Area. The city is located in the heart of Chattahoochee Valley and at 100 mi/160 km in the south of Atlanta. Columbus is home to many museums and tourist sites. Besides all these, Columbus has very intense off road activity.
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Mountain Biking in Camp Manatoc, Peninsula Village, Ohio USA
Near Peninsula mountain biking enthusiasts will have the time of their life on an awesome Mountain Bike Track, the Camp Manatoc trail.
Usually, this is the place where the Big Valley Race is being held and the course is not open to the public. This amazing trail only opens once a year for a weekend, in order for the race to take place and then public is allowed to ride it.
The specific track is totally worth waiting, as it is a technical heaven with lots of singletrack, steep short climbs and steep short descents. If it is muddy, due to rain, it is even more challenging, so be cautious about broken wrists and crashes as they happen a lot. The trail is 8 mi/13 km long and offers a lot of fun, speed and technical parts especially to intermediate mountain bike riders.
It is highly rated between mountain bikers, as it gets 4 out 5 points in range. If you find yourself in the area on the weekend that the track is open, it is well worth checking it out and enjoy a thrilling race as a spectator or even ride on your mountain bike this rushing course.