NextGen Pedal Parade

Gather your favorite homies for a celebration of an amazing summer on the trails! Spin around in costume on your jazzed up bike and go for a ride to try and hit all the designated trail stops around town for chances to win outstanding prizes. BBQ and beer await your return.


September 2019


GVLT Parking Lot and Trails South of Main St.






Thanks to all who attended the 2018 NextGen Pedal Parade. The 2019 Pedal Parade will take place in September. Stay tuned for details.
2018 Pedal Parade:
Grab the pals and the fam for an end of summer celebration on the trails! Decorate your wheels and spin around the trails in costume for an epic scavenger hunt. Get raffle tickets at each stop and answer trivia or complete challenges for extra tickets. ring your tickets back to base camp to enter to win incredible prizes such as $500 gift card to Sitka, one night stay at the Element Hotel, kayaking trip for 6, kids toys, OnX Maps Membership, True Spirit CrossFit Membership, Simms gear, Bozeman Running Company gift card, Flower Club Membership, Yellowstone Forever gear, local beer, shoes from Oboz and more! BONUS tickets awarded for dog poop scoops!
The Pedal Parade is family friendly and special kids prizes will be available.
After the scavenger hunt, enjoy the company of trail lovin’ friends, a costume contest, music, BBQ with HRDC’s Fork and Spoon, lawn games, local beer and community partners.
Scavenger hunt map available soon and destinations of all distances and abilities included.
This event is FREE and open to the public!

Rules and Timeline:

  • Use the map below or get your map at the Pedal Parade headquarters (GVLT parking lot, 212 S. Wallace) at 5:30pm.
  • From 5:45-6:45pm try to visit as many of the 6 scavenger hunt stops as you can. Each stop will award you with one raffle ticket for getting there, and a potential raffle ticket for answering a trivia question or completing an optional challenge.
  • There are two bonus stops worth 2 raffle tickets.
  • Raffle tickets can also be earned by bringing back a full dog poop bag, 1 ticket per bag.
  • Once you arrive back at Pedal Parade headquarters, drop your tickets into the buckets for corresponding prizes.
  • At 7:00pm we’ll draw the winners! Prizes will also be awarded for best costume and best decorated helmet
  • Enjoy music, dinner, lawn games, beer and ice cream with friends and family as the sun goes down!

Safety Note: Please wear helmets when participating in the Pedal Parade. While we know you want to hit every stop, please ride at your own risk and know that this is not a race. All regular trail etiquette applies. Yield to pedestrians, slow down at crossings, and let people know you’re passing. GVLT is not responsible for your bike riding on the trails so please be careful and safe!


Click here for the Trail Stations Map.


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