Harpole Heartland ATV Area

The 10th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Illinois.

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Southwest of Springfield, the Harpole Heartland Lodge has 1,200 acres open to ATV riding. There are 40 miles of rolling trials through forest and prairie.

To reach Hapole from Pleasant Hill, IL - Take Highway 96-South to the four way stop in Pleasant Hill, Illinois. Go straight for 4.7 miles into Calhoun County. Turn left after you cross a small bridge; #3680N Howell Hollow Rd. Take first left; Carrolton Road #770E. (about 1 1/4 miles) Travel up the big hill and go about 1/4 mile. Lodge is on right and sits behind an off white house. Red and Black wagon sits in front yard. From St. Louis take highway 70 to highway 79-North to Louisiana, MO. In Louisiana, turn east on highway 54. Cross the Mississippi River, travel to Atlas, turn right at stop sign on to highway 96. You will be traveling south. From Alton/East St. Louis you can travel north on the Illinois side of the Mississippi to highway 96. Look for our sign on highway 96. From Chicago, Springfield and Pittsfield, Illinois start with Route 2.

Overall, Harpole Heartland ATV Area is the 10th most popular ATV riding trail of all 15 ATV trails in Illinois. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Harpole Heartland ATV Area including Chadwick ATV Trails, Mill Creek Park, South Fork Dirt Riders, Crooked Creek OHV Area, Sutton Bluff, Brushy Ridge Motorsports, Lincoln Trail Motosports Off-Road Park, .


Local Contact(s):  Harpole (800) 717-4868; Illinois Tourism (800) 223-0121.

Recommended Book:  "ATV Trails: Offroad" from Mud Mountain

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Reference Source:  click here http://www.heartlandlodge.com/

GPS:  39.3985, -90.79

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  7/11/2016

ID:  17282


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