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The Cliffs Off Road Park

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Alt Names The Cliffs Off Road Park, Illinois
Last Known Status Open
DESCRIPTION

Mud bogs, creek crossings, open fields, rock crawling sections, deep water puddles, narrow 4x4 trails along with some nice forest scenery can be found at this off road park. Open to motorcycles, jeeps and ATVs, the park operates Friday through Sunday from 9am to 5pm during the summer and 9am to 4pm during the winter. Camping is not permitted but Illini State Park and Four Star Campground are just minutes away. Weekday riding can be scheduled for groups of 15 or more.

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LOCATION
Nearest City Marseilles, IL
Address 2681 East Route 6, Marseilles, IL 61341
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From: Chicago, IL
1) Take I-55 west about 40 miles to exit 250B
2) Merge onto I-80 west, continue about 30 miles to exit 97
3) Turn left (south) off the exit ramp, continue 3.3 miles
4) Turn left (east) on US-6, continue 3 miles
5) Park entrance is on the left (north).
TYPE OF AREA
Area Trail
Land Privately Owned / Commercial
QUALITY
Rating Rating        
Recommended Stay Full Day
TERRAIN
Climate Type Forest
Elevation 500 to 650 ft.
Trail Maintenance Unknown
Loose Dirt This trail has mostly loose dirt.Mostly
Hard Pack The trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
Mud The trail has some mud after it rains.Some
Dust The trail has some dust on typical days.Some
Rocks This trail has some rocks.Some
Trees The trail has many trees.Many
Steep Hills This trail has some steep hills.Some
Water Crossings The trail has some water crossings.Some
Small Jumps This trail has some small jumps.Some
Intersections This trail has some intersections.Some
Rider Traffic The private land has some rider traffic on typical days.Some
Ranges/Gunfire This private land has no shooting ranges or gunfire.None
Hazards This trail has few hazards.Few (hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain Novice This trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain Amateur This trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain Expert This trail has some expert terrain.Some
REGULATIONS
Permit Required No
Dates Open Summer Hours: Friday through Sunday 9am-5pm; Winter Hours: Friday through Sunday 9am-4pm
Spark Arrestor Yes A spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise Limit Yes (96 dB)
Whip Flags Yes (60 inches) Safety Flags Required
Maximum Vehicle Width No Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles Permitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVs Permitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXS Permitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered) Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Permitted
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets Required Yes
Bicycles
Hiking No Restriction
Horseback
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping Prohibited permitted only during special events
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night Riding No summer hours 9am-5pm; winter hours 9am-4pm
Cross Country Prohibited stay on trail
Alcohol Prohibited
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance *Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that all riders obtain medical insurance and buy motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted on this website.
Comment Flags can be purchased onsite - $13.83
FEES
Parking No ($0.00)
Entry Yes ($5.00 per person)
Fee for bystanders and passengers
Riding Yes ($24.00 per rider)
Half Day - $14, Kids 15 and under - $10
Camping
Tent: $0.00
RV: $0.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
KEY SERVICES
First Aid First Aid 5-20 Miles (NW) Ottawa Regional Hospital (815) 433-3100
Gasoline Gasoline 1-5 Miles (W) Casey's General Store (815) 795-6222
Diesel Diesel 1-5 Miles (W) Casey's General Store (815) 795-6222
Potable Water Water 1-5 Miles (NW) Four Star Campground (815) 795-5720
RV Hookups RV Hookup 1-5 Miles (NW) Four Star Campground (815) 795-5720
RV Dump Station RV Disposal 1-5 Miles (NW) Four Star Campground (815) 795-5720
Primitive Camping Campground 1-5 Miles (W) Illini State Park Campground (815) 795-2448
Convenience Store Conv Store 1-5 Miles (W) Casey's General Store (815) 795-6222
Swimming Swim Area 1-5 Miles (NW) Four Star Campground (815) 795-5720
Body of Water Water Body On Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp 1-5 Miles (W) Illini State Park Boat Ramp (815) 795-2448
CONTACTS
Contact Info The Cliffs Insane Terrain Off Road Park
2400 East Bluff Street
Marseilles, IL 61341
(815) 795-5200
thecliffs@ymail.com
www.thecliffsinsaneterrain.com
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The Cliffs Off Road Park Trail

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OHV crossing the water at The Cliffs Off Road Park Trail

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A muddy section at The Cliffs Off Road Park Trail

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OHV at The Cliffs Off Road Park Trail

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The Cliffs Off Road Park Trail Photo

OHV in the water at The Cliffs Off Road Park Trail

Photo Submitted 8/1/2012 (Thanks!)
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