Nearly four hundred riders rode in the Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s fifth annual Full Moon Ride, on Sunday, August 26. The event featured a Mercer Meadows pond alight with floating lanterns, a ride through “Firefly Lane” with twinkling lights in the tree canopy, and live music, among other activities. The event was co-sponsored by the Mercer County Parks Commission.
“The 2018 Lawrence Hopewell Trail Full Moon Ride was magical. As the sun set, about 400 nightriders arrived at Mercer Meadows,” said LHT co-president, Becky Taylor. “Under the slowly emerging glow of the August full moon, the cyclists wended their way past ponds illuminated by lanterns, rode under a tree canopy with tiny, sparkling lights and cycled on through open meadows for their six-mile ride. It was so cool.”
For more information about the LHT and their events, please see lhtrail.org.