4 Best Off-Road Parks in Illinois
Illinois offers a ton of wide open spaces to explore whether you drive an ATV, dirtbike, Jeep, truck, or side by side.
Little Egypt Off Road
Hours of Operation: Weekends 8 to 5
Location: 20439 Ranch Lane, Crab Orchard, IL, 62959
Cost of Admission: Adults – $12, Children – $5, Passengers – $6, Spectators – $3
Types of Vehicles allowed: Motorcycles, ATVs, side by sides
This park came about when recreational trail riding was banned in the Shawnee National Forest in 1997. After obtaining an OHV Grant from the state, they found 400 acres and set up the park. The park now offers 900 acres to explore!
The Cliffs Off Road
Hours of Operation: Weekends 9am – 4pm
Location: 2681 E Rt 6, Marseilles, IL, 61341
Cost of Admission: 15 and over: $24, 14 and under: $10, Passengers & spectators: $5
Types of Vehicles allowed: ATVs, motorcycles, UTVs, three-wheelers, trucks, Jeeps, Go Carts
This park is great for all ages and drivers with a few trails and a variety of terrain. They rent out helmets and flags as well.
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Fox Valley Off Road
Hours of Operation: Weekends 10-4
Location: 1952 N 35th Road, Ottowa, IL 61530
Cost of Admission: $20 per day. Kids under 12: $10
Types of Vehicles allowed: Motorcycles & ATVs only
This park is open to motorcycles and ATVs only, but the staff is very flexible with large groups that want to ride on a weekday as long as you set an appointment.
Rocky Glen OHV
Hours of Operation: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 2-7
Saturday, Sunday: 10-7
Location: 4102 S Main Street, Rockford, IL 61102
Cost of Admission: $20 per day, Kids under 12 are $8
Types of Vehicles allowed: 4×4 off-highway vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles
This park offers 120 acres with miles of trails. There is a beginners’ training area, an intermediate obstacle course, and an advanced technical skills area.
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