DNR’s Dry Hill gears up for the races

Need a thrill this weekend? Look no further than Dry Hill, a gravity – or downhill – mountain biker’s dream located on DNR-managed land near Port Angeles.

Riders gather at NW Cup, an annual downhill mountain biking race at DNR's Dry Hill.
Riders gather at NW Cup, an annual downhill mountain biking race at DNR’s Dry Hill.

Today through Sunday the large network of downhill mountain biking trails will be the setting for the first and second round of races in the nationally acclaimed NW Cup.

A downhill mountain biker races at Dry Hill.
A downhill mountain biker races at Dry Hill.

DNR manages Dry Hill in partnership with Olympic Dirt Society, which has a stewardship agreement with DNR to maintain the trails.

With this unique relationship, you’re more than welcome to ride Dry Hill, but vehicle access to the site is limited to trail maintenance and events.

Interested in riding Dry Hill? Send an email to olympicdirtsociety@yahoo.com.

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