Motocross racing is alive and well in Alberta. Throughout Wild Rose Country, you’ll find many places to race motocross and ride dirt bikes for fun.
But where to start? Well, below you’ll find a list of 10 motocross tracks in Alberta. Keep in mind that many of these facilities have tracks for the kids as well, so you can bring the whole family. And some are even geared toward race quads.
Blackfoot Motorcycle Park
Located in the city of Calgary, Blackfoot Motorcycle Park is a large off-road riding facility with three full-size motocross tracks, an endurocross track, a beginners track, a pee wee track and a mini track for kids. Run by the Wild Rose Motocross Association, Blackfoot Park also hosts the CMRC pro motocross nationals, the Red Bull Rocks & Logs endurocross, a club racing series and the Alberta provincial series. For more info, see the website. You can also read Red Bull Rocks and Logs Race Report.
White Ridge MX Park
Thirty kilometres east of Whitecourt near the hamlet of Blue Ridge is the White Ridge MX Park. Operated by the Whitecourt Motocross Association, this park offers a two-kilometre motocross track. The course can be challenging with its doubles, table tops and rhythm section, but it is designed so that riders of all ages and skill levels can enjoy it. The park is a host for the CMRC Provincial Series and the Alberta ATV Triple Crown. For more info, see the website. You can also read Revved Up and Ready to Ride.
Valiant Memorial Park
Maintained by the McMurray Dirt Riders Association (MDRA), the motocross track at Valiant Memorial Park near Fort McMurray features several elevation changes, a 40-man starting gate, big doubles and large rhythm rollers. For more information, see the website.
Bustar Ingram Memorial Raceway
Built on a sidehill, the motocross track at Bustar Ingram Memorial Raceway near Cold Lake is a 2.2-kilometre long course that features off-camber turns, high-speed sweepers and fast straightaways. If the main track is too much for riders, there is a smaller, more flat track for small wheel bikes. The raceway is maintained by the Cold Lake Motocross Association. For more info, see the website.
Temple Hill Motocross Park
Home of the Western Canadian Amateur Nationals, Temple Hill Motocross Park in Raymond has a two-kilometre motocross track that offers national elevation changes, whoops and smooth landing jumps. For the kids, there is a mini track and a pee-wee track for bikes 85 cc and under. The park is run by the Lethbridge Motorcycle Club. This group also organizes harescrambles and cross-country races in the Porcupine Hills. For more info, see the website.
DORVA MX Motocross Track
The Drumheller Off-Road Vehicle Association (DORVA) runs a facility with three different motocross tracks and an ATV/UTV track. The main motocross track is a 2.1-kilometre course that has a 40-rider start gate, a built-in watering system and offers incredible views of the area. DORVA is affiliated with the Alberta Motorsports Association (AMSA), and the club has played host to the Alberta provincial championship series. For more info, see the website.
Brooks Motocross Club
Also playing host to the AMSA Alberta provincial championship is the Brooks Motocross Club. If you’re not racing, day passes for this club’s track are available at the gate or at A&E Racing and All Season Cycle in Brooks. For more information, see the website.
Located in Rocky Mountain House, Tabletop Raceway is a motocross track run by the Rocky Motorcycle Club. The club organizes a spring and fall motocross race as well as several harescrambles. The raceway has also played host to the Alberta ATV Triple Crown series. Memberships and day passes are available. For more info, see the website.
Taber Motocross Association
The Taber Motocross Association’s track is a large, challenging layout. It is family-oriented and the club also provides a small track for the 50-cc bikes. For more info, see the club’s Facebook page.
Xtreme Raceways is a diverse motocross facility that is located on 65 hectares of land near the small community of Alix (east of Red Deer). There are three different tracks, a trail system and a freestyle park so that dirt bikers of all types have a place to ride. For more info, see the website.
Rimbey Motocross Track
Central Alberta Raceways near Rimbey is an 80-acre motorsports park with a ¼-mile dragstrip, a race oval, a mud bog area and of course, the Rimbey Motocross Track. Developed by a professional track builder from the U.S., this motocross track features tables, doubles, a triple, step ups, high speed rollers and more. Memberships and day passes are available. For more info, see the website or the Facebook page for Central Alberta Raceways.
Rock Valley Raceway
Operated by the Grande Prairie Motocross Club, Rock Valley Raceway features a 2,800-metre-long motocross track with a 40 rider starting gate. The track base is made of gravel and clay topped by a mix of wood chips and sand. The Peace Motocross Association (PMA) uses this track for series races every year. For more information, see the website or the Facebook page.
Peace River Motocross Track
Also playing host to the PMA series is the Peace River Motocross Track. Described as one of the more pro style tracks on the PMA circuit, it keeps riders on their A-game with big jumps and technical features. The track, which opened in August 2015, host been hosting several rounds of the PMA. For more information, see the Peace River Motocross Club’s Facebook group.
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