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Owens Field Pump Track

In April 2021, the City of Columbia, South Carolina used Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds to improve the Owens Field Pump Track

In April of 2021 the mayor of the City of Columbia, South Carolina cut the ribbon on a brand new pump track, built as part of a wider initiative to improve public spaces. The Owens Field Pump Track was made possible through the use RTP funds.

Cola Today, a news source for the City of Columbia, said, "Upon arrival at the 0.9 acre park, you will find accessible parking, and as you explore the park, there is seating, water fountains, bike repair stations, bike racks, trash and recycling receptacles, and updated landscaping.

Taking one lap around the asphalt pump track is approx. 0.2 miles, and riders can try out bern turns (made of composite wood and asphalt), wood roller corners, a-frames, and more."

Published March 2022

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