Southeast of Des Moines and southwest of Oskaloosa in Mahaska County, the Bluff Creek OHV Park has 20 miles of trails over 360 acres open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The park land is mainly on an abandoned strip coal mine, and the terrain varys from steep hill climbs to rolling hills. The wooded trails wind through trees, and the family-friendly perimeter trail circles the entire area. This area also has 3 motocross tracks and primitive camping is allowed.
To reach the trailhead from Oskaloosa, head southwest on SR163 to CR T-39. Turn south on CR 7-39 for 8 miles to CR G-71. Turn south on CR G-71 for 1 mile to the park entrance.
Overall, Bluff Creek ORV Park is the 1st most popular dirt bike trail of all 13 dirt biking rides in Iowa.