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Switchback Raceway

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Alt Names

Switchback, Switchbacks Watsons Glen Raceway, Muddy Creek

Last Known StatusOpen

This area is also open to quads and has a motocross and peewee track plus some woods trails that are used only during harescramble events. Camping is permitted and no extra fee is charged. The property also has an indoor motocross track that is open year-round. See website for current rates and schedules.

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***ANNOUNCEMENTS*** (October 2015)

2015 Fall GP Series - Round 2
A race is scheduled for October 16-17. Cost is $25/first class and $15/additional class. AMA membership is not required and the gate fee is $10 per person. For more information call (724) 991-8971.


Nearest CityButler, PA
Address2469 William Flynn Highway, Butler, PA 16001
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From: Butler, PA
1) Take SR-8 north about 8 miles
2) Track entrance is on the right (east).


AreaTrail, Track
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial


Recommended StayFull Day
MX TRACK  Motocross Track
FeaturesPublic, Watered, Groomed
Max Engine SizeNo Maximum
Min Engine SizeNo Minimum
Comment MX Track
MX TRACK  Motocross Track
FeaturesPublic, Watered, Groomed
Max Engine SizeNo Maximum
Min Engine SizeNo Minimum
Comment MX Track


Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenTuesday 3pm-dusk, Wednesday 3pm-dusk, Thursday 3pm-dusk, Weekends 10am-4pm
Spark ArrestorNoA spark arresting silencer or end cap is not required but is always recommended.
Noise LimitNo
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSProhibited
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYes
HikingNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingNo Restriction(camp anywhere)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingNo
Cross CountryProhibitedstay on designated trails
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: Be Safe! RiderPlanet recommends insurance for all riders and visitors to the destinations depicted on this website.


Parking ($0.00)
Entry ($0.00)
RidingYes ($25.00 per rider)
weekend practice fee - $25/rider, Tues, Wed and Thurs - $20/rider
CampingNo ($0.00)
CommentAnnual Membership - $10


Contact InfoSwitchback Raceway
2469 William Flynn Highway
Butler, PA 16001
(724) 991-8971



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Climate TypeUrban/man-made
Elevation1200 to 1300 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis OHV area has mostly loose dirt.Mostly
MudThe OHV area has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe OHV area has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis OHV area has no rocks.None
TreesThe OHV area has some trees.Some
Steep HillsThis OHV area has no steep hills.None
Water CrossingsThe OHV area has no water crossings.None
Small JumpsThis OHV area has many small jumps.Many
Large JumpsThis OHV area has many large jumps.Many
BermsThe OHV area has almost all berms.All
Sand/Gravel PitsThis private park has no sand or gravel pits.None
IntersectionsThis OHV area has almost all intersections.All
Rider TrafficThe private park has many rider traffic on typical days.Many
Ranges/GunfireThis private park has few shooting ranges or gunfire.Few
HazardsThis OHV area has few hazards.Few(hazards are marked)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis OHV area has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis OHV area has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis OHV area has little expert terrain.Little


First Aid First Aid1-5 Miles (S)Butler Memorial Hospital (724) 283-6666
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (S)Kwik Fill (724) 285-8202
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (S)Kwik Fill (724) 285-8202
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (NW)Lake Arthur Family Campground (724) 794-9901
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (NW)Lake Arthur Family Campground (724) 794-9901
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (NW)Lake Arthur Family Campground (724) 794-9901
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (SW)Muskrat Cove Campground (724) 368-8811
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (S)Kwik Fill (724) 285-8202
Swimming Swim Area1-5 Miles (W)Lakeview Beach and Day Use Area (724) 368-8811
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteMuddy Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp1-5 Miles (W)Lake Arthur Boat Ramp (724) 368-8811
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