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South Fork Dirt Riders

Monday, May 13, 2019

Alt Names

South Fork Sangamon River, Christian County

Last Known StatusOpen

This family owned and operated park has over 400 acres of woods trails and several motocross tracks. Camping is available and amenities include restroom and shower stalls, ample parking for staging and camping, picnic areas and a repair shop.

Both day passes and annual memberships are available. AMA sanctioned races are occasionally hosted here. An Illinois DNR sticker is required which can be purchased at check in. Call before you haul.

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Nearest CityTaylorville, IL
Address794 Route 104, Taylorville, IL 62568
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From: Springfield, IL
1) Take SR-29 east about 4 miles
2) Turn right (south) on CR-37, continue 11 miles
3) Turn left (east) on SR-104, continue 8 miles
4) Track entrance is on the right (south).


AreaTrail, Track
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial


Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)
MX TRACK  Motocross Track
Max Engine SizeNo Maximum
Min Engine SizeNo Minimum
MX TRACK  Motocross Track
Max Engine SizeNo Maximum
Min Engine SizeNo Minimum


Permit RequiredYesIL DNR OHV Public Access Permit
Dates OpenDaily 8:30am-dusk
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYes
HikingNo RestrictionNot Recommended
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingNoriding hours 8:30am-dusk
Cross CountryProhibitedriders must stay on trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: Be Safe! RiderPlanet recommends insurance for all riders and visitors to the destinations depicted on this website.


RidingYes ($15.00 per rider)
kids 7-12 $10; 6 and under - Free
Tent: $5.00
RV: $25.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
electric sites only - $20


Contact InfoSouth Fork Dirt Riders
794 Route 104
Taylorville, IL 62568
(217) 237-4752
Contact InfoIllinois DNR
1 Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702-1271
(217) 782-7481
(217) 785-0075
CommentOHV Sticker Info


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Approx Size470 acres (1 sq mi)
Climate TypeUrban/man-made
Elevation575 to 600 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis OHV area has mostly loose dirt.Mostly
Hard PackThe OHV area has some hard pack terrain.Some
MudThe OHV area has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe OHV area has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis OHV area has little rocks.Little
TreesThe OHV area has many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis OHV area has no steep hills.None
BermsThe OHV area has many berms.Many
Single TrackThis private park has some single track trails.Some
HazardsThis OHV area has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis OHV area has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis OHV area has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis OHV area has little expert terrain.Little


First Aid First Aid1-5 Miles (E)Taylorville Memorial Hospital (217) 824-3331
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (NW)Phillips 66 (217) 237-2421
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (NW)Phillips 66 (217) 237-2421
Potable Water WaterOn Site
RV Hookups RV HookupOn Site
RV Dump Station RV DisposalOn Site
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (NW)Phillips 66 (217) 237-2421
Swimming Swim AreaTaylorville, IL
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteSouth Fork Sangamon River
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (NW)Sangchris Lake State Park Boat Ramp (217) 498-9208
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