Nestled just 10 minutes away from Fairborn and Dayton, the MoMBA (MetroParks Mountain Biking Area) offers a diverse array of trails suited for riders of all skill levels. With over 9 miles of dedicated mountain-bike trails, it's an area where cyclists can immerse themselves in a natural setting while navigating varying levels of terrain. From intricate turns and twists to small climbs and descents, MoMBA provides a comprehensive mountain biking experience unlike any other in Dayton.
MoMBA distinguishes itself by offering trails tailored for different rider abilities, from beginners to advanced cyclists. The area is fragmented into several trails ranging from 0.5 to 2.5 miles. Most trails meander through forested landscapes, ensuring plenty of twists, turns, humps, and minor climbs.
The trails are exceptionally well-marked, and trail guides are available at strategic points throughout the park. In fact, visitors commend the park for its superb signage, making it one of the best-marked trail systems in the region.
The feedback from the cycling community is overwhelmingly positive. While some riders wish for more challenging trails, the majority appreciate the park's well-maintained paths, lack of foot traffic, and the sheer variety it offers. "Great ups and downs, twists and turns, and a great work with lots of fun," says one satisfied customer. Others praised the trail for its natural beauty, including sightings of wildlife like wild rabbits and deer.
While the trails offer a safe and controlled environment, always proceed with caution, especially around blind corners due to the bidirectional nature of the tracks.
Whether you're a casual weekend warrior or an enthusiastic daily rider, MoMBA has something for everyone. With its excellent facilities, diverse trails, and strong community vibe, it stands as a flagship model for mountain-bike-only parks in Ohio.Official Website
MoMBA Trail Map