South of Mount Vernon near Du Quoin, the Paradise Motopark has a one-mile motocross track. The national-style track has natural terrain with a loamy sawdust laden soil. The jumps are mainly stepups and tabletops.
Directions: From St. Louis, MO Cross over river to IL. and take 64 East aprox. 50 miles to Nashville exit 50, turn right onto hwy 127 south through Nashville to Pickneyville. Continue on 127 through Pickneyville 5 miles until Juction 152. Turn Left onto 152 East. Go 4.7 miles on 152 East to Kathleen Road. Turn Right on Kathleen Road and go 2 miles to Greens Market Road. Turn Left on Greens Market Road and go 1/2 mile to Paradise Moto-Park.
Overall, Paradise Motopark is the 23rd most popular dirt bike trail of all 25 dirt biking rides in Illinois.