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Spillway Cycle Area

The Spillway Cycle Area adjoins the spillway just below the east end of Tuttle Creek Dam, with access from Dyer Road. The park is open from 9 a.m. to sunset year-round.

The Cycle Area comprises 35 acres of open and wooded terrain adjacent to the spillway. Several miles of trails range from novice-level stretches to expert hill climbs. Picnic tables, a vault toilet, and a loading ramp adjoin the entrance parking lot.

The area is open to bicycles and to all 2-, 3-, and 4-wheeled motorized vehicles with a wheelbase under 66 inches. This measurement is taken from the center of each axle. Dune buggies, four-wheel drive vehicles, and other machines with a wheel base greater than 66 inches are welcome to use the Tuttle Creek ORV Area near Randolph.

The cycle area map identifies the boundaries where authorized vehicles may be operated. These boundaries have been established to help ensure users’ safety. Do not cross Dyer Road, the black topped road on the east side of the cycle area. Likewise, do not enter the spillway canyon on the west side of the park. Fences have been erected to assist you in determining these boundaries. Please observe them.

Cars and trucks are restricted to the paved entrance road and parking area. All motorized vehicles must be effectively muffled. Help minimize trail proliferation, compaction and erosion by remaining on established trails, and avoid riding when the trails are muddy. Always tread lightly.

All operators and riders must wear DoT-approved helmets. Since alcohol and off-roading are a dangerous mix, alcohol is prohibited in this park. Violations of these safety measures may result in fines or loss of riding privileges.