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Cedar City Office
Release Date: 05/02/13
Contacts: Yanavey McCloskey , 435-865-3032  

Know Before You Go - BLM Three Peaks Recreation Area Access Limited on May 11 and 12

Cedar City, Utah – On May 11-12, 2013, race promoter W.E. Rock Live will operate under a special recreation permit to host the Dirt Riot Endurance Race at the Three Peaks Recreation Area, located seven miles northwest of Cedar City. The permit allows W.E. Rock Live use of the large group campground and five miles of the southeast section of the Three Peaks Recreation Area at the end of Midvalley Road.  Starting at 5:00 p.m. on May 11 through 7:00 p.m. on May 12, access will be restricted to times that do not interfere with the race, in order to provide for public safety.

Aerial map of race course and permit area

Aerial Map

This event is in conjunction with the W.E. Rock rock crawling event occurring on May 11 at the Three Peaks County Park, permitted by Iron County. Restricted areas will be roped and clearly marked with signs. In addition, intersections along primary routes will be staffed by race personnel. To view the race, parking will be available at the off-highway vehicle trailhead, with access to a spectator area.


Access to the remaining OHV trails, as well as the Welcome Center, Iron County Campground, Equestrian, Mountain Bike and Model Port areas will remain open for use.  Visitors are advised to access the Three Peaks Recreation Area using the Three Peaks Loop Road (also known as the Shooting Range Road). For additional information, contact Dave Jacobson at 435-865-3010. 

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Last updated: 05-02-2013