Middle Fork State Wildlife Area Snowmobiling

The 17th most popular snowmobile trail in Illinois.

Northwest of Danville, the Middle Fork State Wildlife Area has 17 miles of trails are open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. for snowmobiling through rolling terrain and scenic woodlands. The snowmobiling at Middle Fork State Wildlife Area is located approximately 12 miles northwest of Danville.

To reach the snowmobile parking area for Middle Fork from the intersection of I-74 and N 850 East Rd. just north of Oakwood, go north on N 850 East Rd. The road will turn into N 900 East Rd. Follow the road north for 6.5 miles. Turn right on E 2400 North Rd. Parking is here. All marked trails are accessible from the parking lot near the office at 2400N, just off Road 900E.

While snowmobiling Middle Fork State Wildlife Area, all snowmobiles must display a valid State of Illinois snowmobile registration sticker. This is required by both residents and non-residents.

Overall, Middle Fork State Wildlife Area is the 17th most popular snowmobile trail of all 18 snowmobiling rides in Illinois.

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Local Contact(s):  Middle Fork State Wildlife Area (217) 442-4915; Illinois Tourism (800) 223-0121; Illinois Association Of Snowmobile Clubs (815) 795-2021.

Best Season:  Dec. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://dnr.state.il.us/Lands/Landmgt/Snowmobile/index.html

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Date Updated:  6/21/2016

ID:  12418

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