Stiffer rules ahead at Third Winchester site

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Posted: July 10, 2013

The Winchester Star

Bicycles would be banned on the off-trail paths at the Third Battle of Winchester site near Millbrook High School under a proposal by The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. The former owners of the property, The Civil War Preservation Trust, supported the activity. The trails were built and maintained by members of the Winchester Wheelmen. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
More restrictions are being added at the Third Battle of Winchester battlefield site. The SVBF plans to start putting up signs informing mountain bikers to stay off the single track trails between now and January. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — Mountain bikers going to the site of the Third Battle of Winchester will soon have to stick to the paved and gravel trails.

The off-trail (or single track) paths are not part of the…

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