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"The Williams Lake Cycling Club has been pursuing partnerships across a number of sectors in an effort to grow the economic impact of mountain bike tourism in the region. The addition of a bike park in the centre of the city is a key infrastructure element that will compliment this goal."

Justin Calof, Vice President, Williams Lake Cycling Club

Williams Lake’s Boitanio Bike Park Helps To Diversify The Economy Through Sport Tourism

At the opening event of the Boitanio Bike Park in 2010, over 250 riders participated, and over 100 spectators attended. It was a successful kick off event that has led to Williams lake hosting a regional event in 2011, with many more to follow. The ever increasing number of trails…

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