Motocross in A Place to Ride MX, Athens, Clarke County, Georgia USA

800 to 850 ft / 244 to 259 m
Park Consistency:
Peewee track, 1 mi / 1.6 km long track
Dust, trees, small jumps, large jumps, berms
Opening schedule:
Athens – Clarke County is a county in Georgia, USA. It is a consolidated city that lies in the northeastern part of the state, including the previous City of Athens proper, being the county seat and Clarke County. Athens - Clarke County is the sixth largest city in Georgia and the principal city of the Athens – Clarke County at the Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Monroe is a small city, located near Athens, Georgia. Monroe became very popular, since an awesome, urban, man made, off – road park was created, A Place to Ride MX. This motocross park lies at an elevation of 800 to 850 ft/244 to 259 m and consists of a peewee track along with a 1 mi/1.6 km long track.

This track is all about jumping. Dust is little and trees are some, but you will come across many small jumps, some large jumps and a lot of berms. The area is perfectly suitable for amateurs, but novices and experts will have a blast too. A few hazards exist on the tracks, but they are marked. Drive with caution though.

The park has opening schedule, so it is recommended that you call before you haul. Bear in mind that there is a fee per rider. Parking, camping and entering is free. The facility there offers motocross lessons, so if you have no idea how to ride this huge dirt bike, there is a qualified instructor to guide you through.

It is suggested that you stay the entire day and have fun in the dirt!

How to Get to Destination

70.5 miles / 113.5 km, 1 hour 18 minutes
Head north on Capitol Ave SW, take the first turning right into Martin Luther King Jr Dr SE, turn left onto the ramp on Interstate 75 (North) / Interstate 85 (North), merge onto I-75 N/I-85 N, keep left, follow signs for Interstate 85 North N, take exit 106 to enter the GA-316 E / University Pkwy towards Lawrenceville / Athens, this road is temporarily closed, slight right towards GA-316 E/US-29 N / University Pkwy, continue to follow the US-29 N, continue along Epps Bridge Pkwy, continue towards US-78 BUS E, turn right at S Milledge Ave, turn left at Baxter St.
96.1 miles / 154.6 km, 1 hour 49 minutes
Head northeast on Hickman Rd to Summer Ridge Dr, sharp left at Walton Way, turn right onto Walton Way Extension, turn left on Wheeler Rd, turn left at Marks Church Rd, slight right onto the ramp on Interstate 520 W / Interstate 20, take exit 1 for I-20 to West Atlanta / East Columbia, take exit 1A on the left to Interstate 20 E, merge onto I-20 W, take exit 172 for US-78/GA-17 to Thomson / Washington, keep right at the fork, follow signs for Lincolnton and enter the GA-10 W/GA-17 N/US-78 W / Washington Rd, continue to follow the GA-10 W/GA-17 N/US-78 W, turn left on GA-10 W/US-78 W, continue to follow the GA-10 W, continue to Oconee St, slight left at E Broad St, turn left at S Lumpkin St, turn right at Baxter St.
Athens Ben Epps Airport,
5.0 miles / 8 km

Athens has no direct passenger rail service; the closest Amtrak stations are located in Atlanta, Gainesville and Toccoa. Freight service is provided by CSX and Athens Line, the latter having leased tracks from Norfolk Southern. The Georgia Department of Transportation has proposed the city, as the terminus of a commuter line that links Atlanta and Gwinnett County along the Georgia 316 corridor.


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