Trails Rules:
Mountain Bike Trails

PLEASE READ: Do not attempt to ride track features or trails while they are wet or muddy. Trail status updates are posted on the Hayes Arb Mountain Bike Trails Facebook page.

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

Trail Rules & Etiquette

  • Ride at your own risk.

  • Bicycle helmets required. 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 Property & the Trails:

    • PLEASE do not use the dirt trails or 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 Hayes Arb Mountain Bike Trails 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 the trails clean. Place all litter in trash/recycling receptacles.

  • Please respect the native vegetation and wildlife.

  • No camping, fires, fireworks, or graffiti.

  • Improper conduct may result in a citation, suspension, or expulsion from the bike park.

Bike Trails Safety Guide

HAVE FUN. RIDE HARD. PLAY SAFE.

Riders:

  • BICYCLE HELMETS ARE MANDATORY. A properly fitting CPSC rated helmet is recommended for everyone. A snug fitting, full-face helmet is strongly encouraged when jumping.

  • 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. 

  • Slippery when wet. Tracks and features are slippery when wet. Use extreme caution and abide by the posted trail status.

Pedestrians:

  • Hike/jog at your own risk.

  • Be aware of your surroundings. Other bike users may be moving quickly.

  • Do not block or obstruct the bike 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.

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