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Rocky Glen OHV Park

Monday, May 13, 2019

Alt Names


Last Known StatusOpen

This offroad park offers 120 acres of narrow woods trails and three motocross tracks that cater to all skill levels. There is also a beginner-only area set aside for novices.

All machines must display a current Illinois DNR sticker which can be obtained on site. Safety flags are mandatory for ATVs and UTVs which can be purchased at the registration office for an additional fee.

Park amenities include plenty of room for parking, restrooms and hot showers. Please note that this park is only open to ATVs, UTVs and dirt bikes.

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Nearest CityRockford, IL
Address4012 South Main Street, Rockford, IL 61102
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From: Rockford, IL
1) Take US-20 to the exit for Route 2
2) Turn right (north) off the exit ramp, continue .25 miles
3) Turn right (east) on Southrock Drive, continue to the park.


AreaTrail, Track
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial


Our RatingRating
Recommended StayFull Day
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)


Approx Size120 acres
Miles Of Trail20
Climate TypeForest
Elevation650 to 750 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Heavily Maintained
Hard PackThe OHV area has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis OHV area has little sandy areas.Little
MudThe OHV area has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe OHV area has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis OHV area has little rocks.Little
TreesThe OHV area has some trees.Some
Small JumpsThis OHV area has some small jumps.Some
Large JumpsThis OHV area has few large jumps.Few
BermsThe OHV area has few berms.Few
IntersectionsThis OHV area has some intersections.Some
Rider TrafficThe private park has some rider traffic on typical days.Some
Ranges/GunfireThis private park has no shooting ranges or gunfire.None
HazardsThis OHV area has few hazards.Few(hazards are marked)
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
MX TRACK  Motocross Track
Max Engine SizeNo Maximum
Min Engine SizeNo Minimum


Permit RequiredYesIL DNR OHV Public Access Permit
Dates OpenSummer Hours: Mon 10am-7pm, Friday 10am-7pm, Weekends 9am-6pm; Fall Hours: Monday 10am-6pm, Friday 10am-6pm, Weekends 9am-5pm
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsYes (96 inches)Safety Flags Required
ATVs and UTVs only
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 / SXSSome Areasnot permitted on motocross tracks
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 RequiredYesgloves, eye protection and boots are required for all riders
BicyclesNo RestrictionNot Recommended
HikingNo RestrictionNot Recommended
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingProhibited
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresProhibited
Night RidingNo
Cross CountryProhibitedkeep on the trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.
CommentAll riders must bring valid state ID to show proof of age.


RidingYes ($25.00 per rider)
10 and under - $10
CommentIllinois DNR OHV Sticker Required - can be purchased at park office for $11/rider. Flags available for $14/each.


First Aid First Aid1-5 Miles (N)Rockford Memorial Hospital (815) 971-5000
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (N)Shell (815) 965-0384
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (N)Shell (815) 965-0384
Potable Water WaterOn Site
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (SE)Blackhawk Valley Campground (815) 874-9767
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (SE)Blackhawk Valley Campground (815) 874-9767
Primitive Camping Campground5-20 Miles (NE)Rock Cut State Park Campground (815) 885-3311
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (NE)Kishwaukee Market (815) 226-1333
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (NE)Olson Lake Beach  (815) 978-5560
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (NE)Rock Cut State Park Boat Ramp (815) 885-3311


Contact InfoRocky Glen OHV Park
4012 South Main Street
Rockford, IL 61102
(815) 963-8081
Contact InfoIllinois DNR
1 Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702-1271
(217) 782-7481
(217) 785-0075
CommentOHV Sticker Info


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Rocky Glen OHV Park OHV Area

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Rocky Glen OHV Area Photo

OHV at Rocky Glen OHV Park OHV Area

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A trail at Rocky Glen OHV Park OHV Area

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Rocky Glen OHV Area Photo

Yamaha YZ Trail Bike at Rocky Glen OHV Park OHV Area

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