Riding Park Information

General Riding Information

815.431.9913 or our home number 815.539.9021

e mail us at wardy@ mtco.com (take out green space after the @  sign.

Directions & Address:  1952 N 35th Road Ottawa, IL 61350

  DO NOT MAIL ANYTHING TO THIS ADDRESS WE DO NOT HAVE A  MAILBOX OR DELIVERIES!     Take Interstate 80 to Route 23 (Ottawa). Then take route 23 North 4 miles til you get to Wedron Road. Then turn right and go east for another 2 miles til you get to the entrance on the right hand side of the road. We are located on the south side of the road and its a long  lane. There is a sign at the entrance of the park.     Click here for Map!

 

Fox Valley Spring Hours. updated: 4-8-2014

Hours on home page override this page.  Park Conditions on that page as well.

Any weekday by appointment. Call or better yet email us if you have a group that wants to ride.

 Wednesdays  12-7, Fridays 11-6,Saturdays Sundays 9-5.  

 Closed to Open Riding on Race days. and adventure run weekends.

 Get a group of riders together for ANY week day, we could open up for you. Please give us a day lead time.
 ALL Holiday Mondays
we are normally open Check the home page for that information.  

ALL Special days and Holidays will always be announced on the website's home page at the top.

 ALL Vehicles must be out of parking lot as gates close at 30 minutes after closing time.

Bad Weather Hours: On ANY open day, if no one shows up to ride by noon, we may close for the rest of that day. (this usually happens in the winter or bad weather days). Phone calls to have the staff  "wait," will only happen if you show up on the time agreed upon, if not we will close. It doesn't hurt to call us at our home office number let us know also.  Sign up for our text blast if the weather turns bad we will send one out to keep you informed.

 Thank you

 

Riding Fees:

 Adult Riders 14 yrs and older 25.00   Riders age 9-13 yrs 15.00    Riders age 4-8yrs 10.00

We do not require "membership" fees to open ride.

Sorry we do NOT have machines to rent and we don't have the ability to accept credit cards.......

Non Riding Participants are free. "Spectator or non rider" means they do not ride.

 ALL persons entering the park must sign a Liability Waiver, no exceptions. To save time, print waiver on the home page, read it completely, and fill it out before you come out. It will make signing up that first time a breeze.

Fox Valley Off Road  Rules: 

 ALL persons entering the park must sign liability waiver (riding or not!). All riders must READ & SIGN risk liability waivers and all minors under the age of 18 must have parent signatures.  Also if the Parents can't attend THEN they must sign a waiver for another adult to supervise (act as guardian) to their children, (this release must be notarized) and of course parent's & /or guardians must stay there in person the whole time the minor rider is there or riding.

 Click Here for all needed Forms.

  • Fox Valley Off  Road is open for Motorcycles & 4-Wheel ATVs ONLY.

  •  No  AGV's, Jeeps, Trucks, Odysseys, Rhinos, Pilots, Go Karts, Snowmobiles, or Three Wheelers.

  •  NO PASSENGERS! (Double Riders) 

  • When the water truck or tractor on the track no one is allowed to ride on it at the same time

  • No unlicensed vehicles signed in at our park are allowed off property on Public Roadways.

  • ALL Machines MUST have a working silencer (keep that packing fresh!). Quiet is fast & cool!  We now have a db meter!

  • We expect that riders keep their machines equipped with STOCK or quieter exhaust!

  • We will let you know if the machine is to loud.

  • NO alcohol is allowed of course. (if we catch you with it, you be leaving immediately).

  • NO TENNIS SHOES  You must have leather above the ankle  BOOTS! to ride.

  • Riders: We require helmet, goggles (eye protection), boots, long pants. We highly recommend that all riders wear  Complete safety gear. 

  • We have had issues with riders spinning gravel and or not being courteous in the parking lot. Issues like these may force us to send you home. If we do that you will not be riding at our park the rest of the year or longer.

 ATV Minor riders will have to meet this criteria:

With rider in normal riding position with hands on handlebars, there must be a bend in the elbows, fingers must reach all control levers. When .standing on the foot rest or floor boards, there must be a minimum 3 clearance between seat and inseam.

 Riders not meeting this criteria will not be allowed to ride.

 In others words NO KIDS ON BIG MACHINES! this is strictly enforced both ATV's AND Motorcycles!

  •  Currently we have 10-12 miles of  trails. All trails are multi-directional, and un-marked. And we have a SX  Style track. With a watering system. We also have a "kids" only track and area to ride. We also have an enclosed fence area for the first time riders to ride.

  •  We  will water and groom as needed.

  • Trails are for Trail Riding and NOT Practice for HS or Enduro Racing, In short, we expect trail riders to be respectful of each other and to ride as visibility & the trails  allows. ALL pit or parking areas are to ridden in a slow and courteous manner. The fenced area (next to the Parking area) is for the little guys to ride on!

  •  4-Wheel ATV's are recommended to have "nerf" bars and tether kill switch. 

NO ONE ALLOWED IN PARK WHEN WE ARE CLOSED

IF YOU DO NOT SIGN OUR WAIVER WHEN WE ARE OPEN, OR HAVE ENTERED THE PARK WHEN WE ARE NOT OPEN YOU ARE TRESPASSING...............PLEASE DO NOT LET THIS HAPPEN! IT FORCES US TO ACT!

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