Argyle Lake State Park For Mountain Biking

The 8th most popular mountain bike trail in Illinois.

Facebook Pinterest Twitter Email

North of Colchester in McDonough County, the Argyle Lake State Park has a rugged 7 mile trail shared by mountain bikers and equestrians. The trail wind through scenic oak-hickory timber and pine trees that cover rolling terrain and steep hillsides.

The park is located 2 miles north of Colchester. From Chicago, take either Interstate 80 or Interstate 88 west to Interstate 74. Take Interstate 74 South to Route 34. Take Route 34 West to Route 67. Take Route 67 South to Route 136. Take Route 136 West to Colchester and the park is 2 miles north of Colchester on Coal Road. Coal Road runs north of the Shell Station in Colchester.

Overall, Argyle Lake State Park is the 8th most popular mountain bike trail of all 9 mountain biking rides in Illinois.

Argyle Lake State Park Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  ALSP (309) 776-3422; Illinois Tourism (800) 223-0121

Best Season:  Apr. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  State Park Campground

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  40.4554, -90.7887

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  8/3/2016

ID:  15403

Argyle Lake State Park Mountain Biking Map


Our one-step registration gives you instant, unlimited access to all of our printable trail guides for ALL sports in ALL regions worldwide.

For Argyle Lake State Park in Illinois, our printable trail guides offers trail descriptions, maps, lodging suggestions, driving directions, levels of difficulty and points-of-contact.