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Quad Biking in The Cliffs Off Road Park, Marseilles, Illinois USA

Climate type:
Forest
Levels:
All
Opening schedule:
Yes
Fee:
Yes
Marseilles is a city situated in LaSalle County, Illinois, USA. The city lies at the head of rapids along the Illinois River, which are historically known as the Rapids of Maninumba or The Grand Rapids.

If you are fan of driving in the dust and mud, there is a place for you in Marseilles, near Chicago where you can enjoy the absolute, genuine pleasure of an off road park.

The Cliffs Off Road Park is a place for insane quad bikers, who want to test themselves in extreme driving conditions.

There are some easy trails, but the features of the park are an obstacle-driving heaven to quad bikers. Intersections, small jumps, water crossings, steep hills, rocks, dust, mud, hard pack along with plenty of trees and loose dirt.

The terrain lies at an ideal elevation of 500 to 650 ft/152.4 to 182.8 m and offers many amazing things to quad bikers. This park is very popular, so rider traffic is for granted. Although the terrain is mostly suitable for amateurs, all level drivers can have a blast!

There are rules of course, such as a noise limit of 96 db and also whip flags of 60 in/152.4 cm are mandatory. It is suggested to check the rest of the rules on the website, as well as the opening schedule.

Rock crawling sections, narrow jeep trails, creek crossings, deep water paddles, open fields and mud bogs along with the stunning forest scenery make this awesome off road park a perfect, full day, quad biking destination.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Springfield
144 miles/231.8 km, 2 hours 19 minutes
Head east on E Myrtle St toward S 5th St. Turn right onto S 5th St. Continue onto I-55 BUS S/I-55 Loop S/S 6th St. Continue to follow I-55 BUS S/I-55 Loop S. Take the exit onto I-72 E toward I-55 N/Decatur/Chicago. Continue onto I-55 N. Take exit 201 for IL-23 toward Pontiac/Streator. Turn left onto IL-23 N/N 1500 E Rd. Turn right onto IL-170 N/N 1500 E Rd. Continue to follow IL-170 N. Turn left onto US-6 W/Grand Army Hwy/W Jackson St. Continue to follow US-6 W/Grand Army Hwy. Destination will be on the right.
BY CAR FROM Lawrenceville
227 miles/364 km, 4 hours 17 minutes
Head west on State St toward 11th St. Turn right onto IL-1 N/15th St. Continue to follow IL-1 N. Turn left onto IL-133 W/W Jasper St. Continue to follow IL-133 W. Turn right to merge onto I-57 N. Take exit 237B for I-74 W toward Peoria. Merge onto I-74. Take exit 172 for IL-47 toward Gibson City/Mahomet. Turn right onto IL-47 N/County Rd 350 E. Continue to follow IL-47 N. Turn left onto IL-47 N/IL-54 W/IL-9 W/W 1st St. Take the 2nd right onto IL-47 N/IL-9 W. Continue to follow IL-47 N. Turn left onto North St. Continue onto Co Rd 9/Co Rd 3000 S/W Grand Ridge Rd. Continue onto N 21st Rd. Turn right onto IL-170 N/E 29th Rd. Turn left onto US-6 W/Grand Army Hwy/W Jackson St. Continue to follow US-6 W/Grand Army Hwy. Destination will be on the right.
BY AIR
Chicago O'Hare International Airport,
74.9 miles/120.5 km
BY TRAIN

If you wish to travel by train, Amtrak has stations almost in the entire Illinois. Take a train from anywhere in the US or Illinois and abort in Chicago – Union Station, IL (CHI). From there you can use the public transportation or rent a car.

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