The player may choose between 12 different types of all-terrain vehicles and race on 20 different tracks in a variety of types, including Training, MAXXIS Nationals, Stadium Supercross, Freestyle Competitions, Cross Country Enduro, and Pro-Career, as well as various multiplayer modes. Each of the different game types have different objectives the player must accomplish in order to succeed. The player can perform stunts in Freestyle and it will award them with points.
The game features three race "modes" that can be accessed through the track selection screen; Practice, Single Race, and Lap Attack. These cannot be selected during Pro-Career mode, and not all modes are available during certain events.