PLEASE READ: Do not attempt to ride track features or trails while they are wet/muddy.  Trail status updates are posted on the City Bike Park Facebook page.  CHECK TRAIL STATUS

All motorized vehicles are strictly prohibited beyond the gravel parking lot.  

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Bike Park Rules & Etiquette

  • Ride at Your Own Risk.
  • Bicycle Helmets Highly Recommended. A properly fitting CPSC-rated helmet is highly recommended for everyone. A snug fitting, full-face helmet is encouraged when jumping.  
  • Respect Others:
    • Stay in control at all times. Be aware of your surroundings and other park visitors. Adjust your speed when the park is busy.
    • Be courteous and share the track with other riders.
    • Take turns and keep a safe distance between you and the rider in front of you. Clear landing areas quickly. 
    • Riders yield to pedestrians and uphill traffic.
    • Ride jump lines in one direction, one line at a time.
    • If you stop for a break or due to mechanical issues, move off to the side of the trail.
  • Respect the Bike Park:
    • PLEASE do not use the dirt trails or dirt features when they are wet or muddy. If mud is sticking to your tires/shoes, or you are creating ruts/footprints, it’s too wet to use. Failure to follow this rule causes unnecessary damage to the bike park and is costly to fix – don’t be that person.
    • Obey bike park trail and feature closures. Closure information can be found on the City Bike Park Facebook page.
    • Stay on designated bike trails.
    • Do not modify trails or features.

General Park Rules

  • No motorized vehicles are permitted beyond the parking lot.
  • No unauthorized carrying of firearms or concealed weapons.
  • No alcoholic beverages permitted.
  • No smoking, vaping, or illicit drug use.
  • Please help keep your park clean. Place all litter in trash/recycling receptacles.
  • Please respect the native vegetation and wildlife.
  • To reduce potential safety conflicts with cyclists, dogs are prohibited in the bike park.
  • No camping, fires, fireworks, or graffiti.
  • Improper conduct may result in a citation, suspension, or expulsion from the bike park.
  • Special events or programing require advance permission from Richmond Parks and Recreation.

Bike Park Safety Guide



  • Bicycle Helmets Highly Recommended. A properly fitting CPSC rated helmet is highly recommended for everyone.  A snug fitting, full-face helmet is strongly encouraged when jumping.  You only get one brain – protect it. 
  • Bicycles should be in good working order. Riding a bike that is in poor condition or improperly assembled is dangerous. Visit your local bike shop for a safety check and get your bike(s) tuned up by a professional mechanic regularly. 
  • Lower Your Saddle for improved bike handling on jumps and pump tracks.
  • Look Before You Leap. Natural and man-made terrain can change due to weather, use and maintenance.  Do not ride or jump blindly! 
  • Ride Safely Within Your Ability. Some features or lanes require advanced skills, including jumping.  The skill level required for the various park features are identified on the map.
  • Ride Progressively. Start small and work your way up to more advanced features as your skills develop.
  • Protective Gear Is Highly Recommended. In addition to a helmet, wearing gloves, shin, knee, elbow pads, body armor and, in some cases, a neck brace is a good idea – especially when jumping.  Your body will thank you.
  • Slippery When Wet. Tracks and features are slippery when wet.  Use extreme caution and abide by the posted track status.

Pedestrians & Spectators:

  • Hike/Jog at your own risk.
  • Be aware of your surroundings. Other bike park users may be moving quickly.
  • Do not block or obstruct the bike park trails/features. Do not stand or sit in blind areas.
  • Parents/Guardians, please watch your young children carefully and stay with them at all times.
  • Children require adult supervision.