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Williams Hill Pass OHV Park

Friday, April 28, 2023

Other Names

Shawnee National Forest

Last Known StatusOpen

This off-road park features 230 acres of private land with miles of twisty ATV trails that wind through a mixed hardwood forest. The property is also surrounded by the scenic Shawnee National Forest which has additional miles of hiking trails to explore.

Onsite Polaris UTV rentals and seven fully furnished cabin are available for rent, making this the perfect vacation destination for those who don’t want to bring their own machines and want comfortable onsite lodging accommodations. Reservations can be easily made by contacting the office at (618) 771-1400.

The park also has a campground with eight RV hookup sites and plenty of room for primitive camping, plus catch and release fishing. Guests are allowed to bring their own ATV, UTV or dirt bike to enjoy the trails.

Amenities include hot showers, lantern holders, fire rings and picnic tables. Ice, firewood and some toiletry items can be purchased onsite. The park is open daily, year-round except during deer hunting season. Call before you haul.

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Permit RequiredYesIL DNR OHV Public Access Permit
Dates OpenDaily 9am-6:30pm
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitNo
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs & Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
MX Helmet RequiredYes
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingNoriding hours 8am to dusk
Trail BlazingProhibitedvehicles must stay on trail
Rule Enforcement


AreaMotorized Trails, MX Track
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial
MX TRACK  Motocross Track
Max Engine SizeNo Maximum
Min Engine SizeNo Minimum
MX TRACK  Motocross Track
Max Engine SizeNo Maximum
Min Engine SizeNo Minimum


EntryYes ($5.00 per person)
fee for non-riders
RidingYes ($15.00 per rider)
Tent: $15.00
RV: $25.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00


Our RatingRating
Recommended StayFull Day
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Nearest CityHarrisburg, IL
Address1935 Peak Road, Harrisburg, IL 62946
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Harrisburg, IL
1) Take SR-145 South (SR-34) about 6 miles
2) Turn left at fork on SR-34, continue 1.6 miles
3) Turn right on Peak Road, continue about 2 miles toward the park entrance.


Contact InfoStreet Offroad Rentals
1935 Peak Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 771-1400
CommentOnsite Polaris UTV rentals.


Williams Hill Pass OHV Area Photo

Williams Hill Pass OHV Park OHV Area

Photo Submitted 6/28/2020 (Thanks!)

Williams Hill Pass OHV Area Photo

Williams Hill Pass OHV Park OHV Area

Photo Submitted 6/28/2020 (Thanks!)


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Approx Size230 acres
Miles Of Trail15
Climate TypeForest
Elevation400 to 600 ft.
Trail MaintenanceNot Marked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
IntersectionsThis OHV area has some intersections.Some
Rider TrafficThe private park has many rider traffic on typical days.Many
Ranges/GunfireThis private park has no shooting ranges or gunfire.None
HazardsThis OHV area has no hazards.None
Easy Terrain NoviceThis OHV area has mostly beginner terrain.Mostly
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis OHV area has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis OHV area has little expert terrain.Little


Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (N)Casey's General Store (618) 253-8484
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (N)Casey's General Store (618) 253-8484
Potable Water WaterOn Site
RV Hookups RV HookupOn SiteElectric Hookups Available
RV Dump Station RV DisposalOn Site
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (N)Casey's General Store (618) 253-8484
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