Park Hours and Rules

Park Hours and Conditions

Griffin Bike Park is open 24 hours a Day 7 Days a week. Weather Permitting. Watch our Facebook Page for Trail Condition Alerts. @griffinbikeparkIN

Night Riding is authorized.

 

Park Rules

 

The PARK will be operated in compliance with the following rules. These rules will be clearly posted at all entrances to the facility. PARK rules will be reviewed annually and any required changes or modifications to the rules will be updated in the PLAN and on all park signage.

 

GRIFFIN BIKE PARK SPECIAL POLICIES

PARK HOURS

OPEN 24 HOURS

NIGHT RIDING IS AUTHORIZED

 

AUTHORIZED USERS

PERSONS RIDING NON-MOTORIZED, ACTIVITY SPECIFIC BICYCLES

PEDESTRIANS PERMITTED ON DESIGNATED MULTI-USE TRAILS AND SPECTATING AREAS

PERSONS USING OTHER RECREATIONAL AMENITIES AS DESIGNATED

CHILDREN UNDER AGE OF THIRTEEN (13) MUST BE SUPERVISED AT ALL TIMES BY A PARENT OR OTHER RESPONSIBLE CARETAKER AGE EIGHTEEN (18) OR OVER, EXCEPT WITH SPECIAL PERMISSION

DOGS PERMITTED ON LEASH IN STAGING AREA AND UNDER VOICE COMMAND ON THE TRAILS

 

UNAUTHORIZED USERS

NO PERSONS RIDING MOTORCYCLES OR OTHER MOTORIZED VEHICLES

NO EQUESTRIANS ALLOWED

 

REQUIRED SAFETY EQUIPMENT

RIDERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR WEARING A HELMET WITH CHIN STRAP BUCKLED

TRAIL USERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR USING LIGHTING EQUIPMENT DURING NON-DAYLIGHT HOURS

             USERS FOUND IN VIOLATION OF THIS POLICY ARE SUBJECT TO IMMEDIATE REMOVAL FROM GRIFFIN BIKE PARK

 

RECOMMENDED SAFETY EQUIPMENT

GLOVES, KNEE/SHIN PADS, ARM/ELBOW PADS, FULL FACE HELMET, ETC.

 

OTHER RULES

ALL PERSONS ENTERING GRIFFIN BIKE PARK ARE SUBJECT TO ADOPTED VIGO COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT PARK POLICIES NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE GRIFFIN BIKE PARK SPECIAL POLICIES

 

RIDE SMART

 

SCOUT YOUR LINES

INSPECT ALL FEATURES BEFORE RIDING THEM

 

HIT YOUR LINES

RIDE WITHIN YOUR LIMITS AND SKILL LEVEL

 

DON’T RIDE SKETCHY

DO NOT RIDE TRAILS OR FEATURES IF HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS EXIST

 

PROTECT THE PARK AND YOURSELF

DO NOT RIDE TRAILS OR FEATURES IF HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS EXIST

 

SHOW RESPECT

RESPECT ALL PARK USERS, STAFF, VOLUNTEERS AND NEIGHBORS

 

NO DIGGING

PARK USERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BUILD OR ALTER TRAILS OR RIDING FEATURES

 

ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT

THIS FACILITY IS NOT SUPERVISED

USE OF THIS FACILITY AS A PARTICIPANT AND/OR A SPECTATOR IS AT EACH USER’S OWN RISK. VIGO COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT, VIGO COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD, VIGO COUNTY COUNCIL, AND /OR ANY OF ITS AGENTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INJURIES OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, THAT RESULT FROM USE OF THIS FACILITY. USE OF THIS FACILITY IS HAZARDOUS AND PARTICIPANTS AND SPECTATORS MAY BE INJURED FROM FALLS, COLLISIONS, FOREIGN OBJECTS, AND OTHER CAUSES. USE OF THIS FACILITY IN ANY WAY INDICATES THE ACCEPTANCE OF THESE INHERENT RISKS. THE FACILITY IS MAINTAINED ACCORDING TO BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR EXTREME SPORTS FACILITIES. THE FACILITY OPERATIONS PLAN INCLUDES A SCHEDULE FOR THE ROUTINE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION OF ALL TRAILS, FEATURES AND RIDING AREAS. IF THERE ARE ANY PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS REGARDING THE CONDITION OR SAFETY OF THIS FACILITY, PLEASE NOTIFY THE VIGO COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT AT (812) 462-3392. 

 

EMERGENCIES CALL 911

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY CALL 911

REPORT LOCATION AS THE GRIFFIN BIKE PARK 10655 BONO ROAD.

FOR NON-EMERGENCIES CALL THE VIGO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT (812) 462-3226.

 

VIGO COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION

VIOLATION OF COUNTY, STATE, AND FEDERAL LAWS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT.

(VIGO COUNTY CODE, CHAPTER 58, ARTICLE I, SECTIONS 58-1 TO 58-12).

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