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Switchback Raceway

Monday, September 15, 2014
Alt Names Switchback, Switchbacks Watsons Glen Raceway, Muddy Creek
Last Known Status Open
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. An annual membership is required to ride on track which is only $5.00 per year. The property also has an indoor motocross track. See website for current rates and schedules.

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***ANNOUNCEMENTS*** (September 2014)

2014 Fall Series - Round 5
A race is scheduled for Saturday, September 27. Gates open at 1pm, practice around 3:30pm with racing to follow. 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) 478-3634.

Nearest City Butler, PA
Address 2469 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).
Area Trail, Track
Land Privately Owned / Commercial
Rating Rating    Good    
Recommended Stay Full Day
MX TRACK Motocross Track
Features Public, Watered, Groomed
Max Engine Size No Maximum
Min Engine Size No Minimum
Comment MX Track
MX TRACK Motocross Track
Features Public, Watered, Groomed
Max Engine Size No Maximum
Min Engine Size No Minimum
Comment MX Track
Permit Required No
Dates Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
Spark Arrestor No A spark arresting silencer or end cap is not required but is always recommended.
Noise Limit No
Whip Flags Not Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles Permitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVs Permitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXS Prohibited
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 Required Yes
Hiking No Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping No Restriction (camp anywhere)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night Riding No
Cross Country Prohibited stay on trails
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance *Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that all visitors get insurance for their ATV, UTV or motorcycle before visiting any of the locations shown on this website.
Parking ($0.00)
Entry ($0.00)
Riding Yes ($25.00 per rider)
$30/Indoor Track; PeeWee Track - $15.00
Camping No ($0.00)
Comment Annual Membership - $10
Contact Info Switchback Raceway
2469 William Flynn Highway
Butler, PA 16001
(724) 478-3634

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Climate Type Urban/man-made
Elevation 1200 to 1300 ft.
Trail Maintenance Unknown
Loose Dirt This OHV area has mostly loose dirt.Mostly
Mud The OHV area has little mud after it rains.Little
Dust The OHV area has little dust on typical days.Little
Rocks This OHV area has no rocks.None
Trees The OHV area has some trees.Some
Steep Hills This OHV area has no steep hills.None
Water Crossings The OHV area has no water crossings.None
Small Jumps This OHV area has many small jumps.Many
Large Jumps This OHV area has many large jumps.Many
Berms The OHV area has almost all berms.All
Sand/Gravel Pits This private park has no sand or gravel pits.None
Intersections This OHV area has almost all intersections.All
Rider Traffic The private park has many rider traffic on typical days.Many
Ranges/Gunfire This private park has few shooting ranges or gunfire.Few
Hazards This OHV area has few hazards.Few (hazards are marked)
Easy Terrain Novice This OHV area has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain Amateur This OHV area has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain Expert This OHV area has little expert terrain.Little

First Aid First Aid 1-5 Miles (S) Butler Memorial Hospital (724) 283-6666
Gasoline Gasoline 1-5 Miles (S) Kwik Fill (724) 285-8202
Diesel Diesel 1-5 Miles (S) Kwik Fill (724) 285-8202
Potable Water Water 1-5 Miles (NW) Lake Arthur Family Campground (724) 794-9901
RV Hookups RV Hookup 1-5 Miles (NW) Lake Arthur Family Campground (724) 794-9901
RV Dump Station RV Disposal 1-5 Miles (NW) Lake Arthur Family Campground (724) 794-9901
Primitive Camping Campground 1-5 Miles (SW) Muskrat Cove Campground (724) 368-8811
Convenience Store Conv Store 1-5 Miles (S) Kwik Fill (724) 285-8202
Swimming Swim Area 1-5 Miles (W) Lakeview Beach and Day Use Area (724) 368-8811
Body of Water Water Body On Site Muddy Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp 1-5 Miles (W) Lake Arthur Boat Ramp (724) 368-8811

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