Active Places: Exploring Charleston on Bike

Biking in Charleston 

In Charleston, West Virginia, the city streets echo with the hum of bicycles. Join Community Captain Samantha to traverse downtown Charleston, pausing along the way to unveil the hidden gems nestled within the capital city.

Imagine yourself gliding through the picturesque streets of downtown Charleston. With Samantha leading the way, each pedal propels you further into the heart of the city. Alongside fellow riders, you’ll pause to appreciate captivating murals, delve into the stories behind historical landmarks, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture that defines Charleston’s identity.

Samantha leads West Virginia Pedal Pals, whose mission is simple: to make biking accessible to all. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a novice eager to explore, you’re warmly welcomed to join the adventures. Safety remains the utmost priority and the bike routes are thoughtfully curated, suitable for riders of every skill level. It’s a wholesome experience where people can come together, forging bonds and creating cherished memories amidst the shared joy of cycling.

Benefits of Biking 

Biking isn’t just about getting from point A to point B – it’s a lifestyle. Cycling offers a myriad of benefits, from improving physical health to boosting mental wellbeing. And when you ride with a group, the benefits multiply. You’ll forge new friendships, share stories, and experience the thrill of community on every ride.

Field Day in Charleston 

Join us for Field Day on May 18th in Charleston at Coonskin Park, where the fun continues with a range of activities for the whole family. From Zumba to lawn games and soul line dancing, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Active SWV Community Captains will be leading a variety of the activities. It’s a day of celebration, movement, and community spirit.

Come out and Bike  

Grab your bike, gather your loved ones, and join us as we pedal through the streets of Charleston. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor passing through, our community bike rides offer a unique opportunity to experience the beauty and charm of the city in a whole new way. See you on the streets!