BMX in Marseille’s Skatepark, Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur France

Type of the park:
Legendary bowl,mini ramps, banks, vert ramp
Maximum depth:
2.7 m/8.1 ft
Marseille is situated on the southeast coast of France. It is the second largest city and the center of the second largest metropolitan area in the Hexagon after Paris. Marseille is the capital of the Bouches-du-Rhône department as well as Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. The whole urban and metropolitan area extends beyond city limits. Marseille is France’s largest commercial port and the largest city on the Mediterranean coast.

One of the things Marseille is famous about is the Marseille or Prado Skate-park. Designed in the 1991, the bowl of Marseille became a world reference. That skate-park is very popular among BMX riders. All concrete made with height variance, the bowls’ deepest spot is at 2.7 m /8.1 ft.

This park has been featured on a video game (Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2) and hosted skating events with international skate stars, sponsored by a surfing apparel company. The biggest outdoor park in France, apart from the awesome bowl, also hosts a bank, mini ramps and a vert ramp.

All these features became a magnet for a lot of BMX riders so if you are a beginner, you should go in the morning. A lot of foreigners are attracted to this park like Spanish Americans, Germans, Norwegians, Dutch, English and mostly Belgians.

This amazing surface is now being covered with graffiti art, something that makes the park even more presentable to the BMX culture. Don’t miss the opportunity to ride with your BMX this mythical bowl and its co-parts.