COTA to host trail work party

Published Oct 16, 2013 at 05:00AM

The Central Oregon Trail Alliance will host the “event formerly known as Biketoberfest” Saturday in Bend.

The annual fall volunteer trail work party will run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., followed by lunch and COTA’s annual awards.

Beer will be provided by Deschutes Brewery.

Those seeking to participate should meet at 9 a.m. at the former Mount Bachelor Park & Ride at the corner of Simpson Avenue and Columbia Street in southwest Bend.

Participants should bring a hydration pack with water and a snack, and should also wear sturdy shoes, gloves, eye protection and long pants.

For more information, visit www.cota

— From staff reports