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Lakeview OHV Park

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Other Names

Ely OHV Park, Johnson County, 600 Acres, Coralville Reservoir, Sandy Beach Road, Hoosier Creek, Solon ATV Park

Last Known StatusOpen

Open to ATVs, UTVs and motorcycles daily, this area offers miles of woods and sand trails, hill climbs, mud bogs and ravines along with two motocross tracks.

Park amenities include spacious parking and restroom facilities. There is no fee to ride this area but a current Iowa registration sticker is required. DNR officers regularly patrol the area.

Overnight parking is not permitted but nearby MacBride Reservoir offers numerous boat ramps, camping and swimming opportunities.

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Permit RequiredYesIowa DNR Sticker
Dates OpenYear-Round
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedUnknown
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (65 inches)has entrance gate or posts
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(maximum width 65 inches)
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 RequiredYeshelmets required for all riders, operators and passengers
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingProhibited
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingNo
Trail BlazingProhibitedstay on designated trails
Rule EnforcementYesDedicated Rangers/Officers
Commentthree-wheelers prohibited


Approx Size147 acres
Miles Of Trail10
Climate TypeForest
Elevation650 to 750 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis OHV area has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe OHV area has some hard pack terrain.Some
MudThe OHV area has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe OHV area has little dust on typical days.Little
TreesThe OHV area has some trees.Some
Water CrossingsThe OHV area has some water crossings.Some
BermsThe OHV area has many berms.Many
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


AreaMotorized Trails, MX Track
LandArmy Corps of Engineers
MX TRACK  Motocross Track
Max Engine SizeNo Maximum
Min Engine SizeNo Minimum


Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (SE)Casey's General Store (319) 644-3030
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (SE)Mustang Market (319) 624-2413
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (SW)Lake MacBride State Park Modern Campground (319) 624-2200
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (SW)Lake MacBride State Park Modern Campground (319) 624-2200
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (SW)Lake MacBride State Park Modern Campground (319) 624-2200
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (S)Lake MacBride State Park Primitive Campground (319) 624-2200
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (SE)Mustang Market (319) 624-2413




Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
Comments(Scroll Down For Rider Reviews & Comments)


Nearest CitySolon, IA
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Cedar Rapids, IA
1) Take I-380 South to Exit 10
2) Turn left (east) off the exit ramp on CR-F12, continue 5.5 miles
3) Turn right (south) at the T-intersection on Ely Road, continue 1.5 miles
4) Turn right (west) on 140th Street, continue .1 miles
5) Park entrance is on the left (south).


Contact InfoJohn Stratton (Club President)
Lakeview Off Road Riders
511 South Market Street
Solon, IA 52333
(319) 361-1982
Contact InfoIowa DNR
(515) 281-5918
CommentIowa OHV permit Info


Lakeview OHV Area Photo

Lakeview OHV Park OHV Area

Photo Submitted 7/23/2011 (Thanks!)

Lakeview OHV Area Photo

Lakeview OHV Park OHV Area

Photo Submitted 6/8/2013 (Thanks!)

Lakeview OHV Area Photo

RV Trailer Staging Area and Camping at Lakeview OHV Park OHV Area

Flooded staging area.  Photo Submitted 6/8/2013 (Thanks!)

Lakeview OHV Area Photo

RV Trailer Staging Area and Camping at Lakeview OHV Park OHV Area

Flooded entrance road.  Photo Submitted 6/8/2013 (Thanks!)

Lakeview OHV Area Photo

Lakeview OHV Park OHV Area

Flood Conditions.  Photo Submitted 6/8/2013 (Thanks!)

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