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Off-Highway Vehicle Information

OHV trail through trees along fencelineBring your ATV or dirt bike out to Eisenhower State Park and explore 2.5 miles of OHV trails (OHV permit required). Our Ironweed OHV Trail System even has a .5-mile Pee Wee Practice Area for beginning riders.

Note: Only OHV riders can use these trails. Hiking and biking are not allowed.

Ironweed Trail System

The four segments of this trail system have varying levels of difficulty and terrain.

  • Pee Wee Practice Area: Bring your beginner to learn on this easy, .5-mile trail.
  • Blackland Ramble: This moderate, .6-mile area traverses a prairie clearing.
  • Big Woods Canyon: Moderate to challenging, the .7-mile trail takes you from meadows to ravines.
  • Timber Rattler Run: Watch for the threatened timber rattlesnake on this moderate to challenging, .7-mile trail.

Find more information and links to maps on our Trails Information page.

Trailhead amenities

The trailhead area has a covered pavilion with picnic tables, a grill, water spigot and composting restroom. This area is available on a first-come, first-served basis (no reservations, no fees).

Trail guidelines

The trail system is open 8 a.m. to sunset. Weather and capacity limits may lead to closures.

Off-highway vehicles (ATVs, UTVs and dirt bikes) can be no wider than 50 inches.

Read through our Rules and Regulations before your visit.

Rider requirements

  • Department of Transportation approved helmet and eye protection.
  • Valid OHV decal attached to machine. You can purchase decals at park headquarters.
  • Valid safety certification. You must carry this certificate with you and show upon request. Take classes through local instructors or via an online course such as the ATV e-course through the ATV Safety Institute.