University of Okoboji 24th Annual Oktoberfest Bike Ride

          The Oktoberfest Bike Ride at the University of Okoboji will be held this Saturday, September 26that 10:00 am.  Come celebrate the start of fall at the Iowa Great Lakes.   This ride is part of the national Rails to Trails Day and commemorates the recognition of the Spine Trail as the 5,000th mile of rails to trails nationally. 


          Arrowwood Resort is headquarters for this event which features a 25 something mile ride. Register online for $25.00 until 5PM Friday.  Registration Saturday at Arrowwood is $35.00 from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM, with the ride starting at 10:00 AM.  Proceeds from the ride contribute to the ongoing success of the Dickinson County Trails.  Registration includes a long sleeve T-shirt, food, and music by Dave Rowley at Minerva’s, and samples of West O’s Oktoberfest Brew at Alex Danbom Park adjacent to Terrace Park Beach.  Director Ken Hanson says over 200 Riders and one politician are expected.


          The weekend also features golf, tennis, fishing, boating, nature walks, leaf watching, college football games, and just enjoying the start of the beautiful fall season at the Iowa Great Lakes.  Come and enjoy.