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Level: Intermediate
Length: 9 mi (14.5 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +196/ -194 ft
Total: 51 riders

Mountain Biking Dirksen Park

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#11 of 128 mountain bike trails in Illinois
#1,245 in the world

This is the place to go if you are looking for a more intense mountain-biking experience. With everything from grinding climbs, tight singletrack, and screaming descents, to ladders, ramps, teeter-toters, drops and whatever other amazing obstacles they have thought up lately. There's nothing else like it in the midwest. This trail will make you appreciate a good helmet and might make you question buying some more safety gear.

First added by disfigured_figure on Oct 11, 2004. Last updated May 8, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
from the east Off I74 get on I-474 I-474 WEST exit towards MOLINE-ROCK ISLAND/PEKIN, exit #99 Continue on ramp - go 1.4 mi becomes I-474 WEST - go 3.5 mi Take the IL-29 exit towards EAST PEORIA/PEKIN, exit #9 - go 0.3 mi Continue towards PEKIN - go < 0.1 mi Turn Left on MAIN ST - go 0.5 mi Continue on MAIN ST/RADIO CITY DR - go 0.1 mi Turn Left on N MAIN ST - go 0.8 mi Continue on S MAIN ST - go 0.7 mi Turn Left on EDGEWATER DR - go 0.4 mi Arrive at 2200 EDGEWATER DR, PEKIN

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Ryan Shelton (on Apr 20, 2020)
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Dry (on Aug 5, 2019)
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