Things to Do

Amphibious ATVing

Gator Creek Cruise • New in 2017

249 East IL Route 71
Cedar Point
815-481-3337
ccrstables.com

The Gator Creek Cruise is a guided amphibious ATV ride. Explore historic sites along with the beauty of the land, water, and animals on Cedar Creek Ranch. Riding for all ages open year round. Call for reservations.

Archery Tag

Marksman Archery Tag • NEW IN 2017

2681 East US Route 6
Marseilles
815-530-9271
marksmanat.com

With its professionally made outdoor arena, you and your friends can test your archery skills in elimination style games until last man is standing or your goal or time limit is met. Game types range from Dodgeball-style Elimination, Team Elimination, Capture the Flag, King of the Hill, or Siege. Call for reservations.

Biking

I&M Canal State Trail

From Seneca to LaSalle
Walk or bike the canal towpath on the 10-foot-wide crushed limestone trail where horses pulled passenger boats from 1848 until 1852 and mules pulled the heavy freight required to build Chicago and northern Illinois. For access points, see the listing in the Parks and Recreation section or visit iandmcanal.org/experiences/trails2.

Marilla Park

If you are looking for something a bit more adventurous and challenging, Streator’s annual “Dirty Mudder” Bike Race and “Thrilla at Marilla” may be what you are looking for. These events are held in April and May. For more information on these races, contact Bob Sandy 815-674-7666.
streator.org

Geocaching

IL River Road Scenic Byway

613 West Marquette Street
Ottawa
815-433-5830
illinoisriverroad.org/geocaching

Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum

1100 Canal Street
Ottawa
815-431-9353 or 815-433-1361

Do you have a love of scavenger hunts? Geocaching is a great way to spend time outdoors. There are a number of locations throughout LaSalle County for those who love a challenge. geocaching.com

Go Carting

Concept Haulers Motor Speedway

3674 East 2603
Sheridan
815-496-9196
concepthaulersmotorspeedway.com

Have a need for speed? Race just like the pros in original or premium Italian carts, which are capable of speeds of 50 mph or more.

Horseback Riding

Cedar Creek Ranch

249 East IL Route 71
Cedar Point
815-481-3337
ccrstables.com

Punkin Acre Paints

381 North 3179th Road
LaSalle
815-224-3731

Do your legs need a break, but you still want to hit the trails? Experience the beauty of LaSalle County on horseback and see it as the pioneers once did centuries ago. Cowboy Up!

Ice Climbing

Starved Rock State Park

2678 East 873rd Road
Oglesby
815-667-4726
starvedrockstatepark.org

Adventure is for winter too! When conditions allow, climbing up the frozen waterfalls in four canyons within Starved Rock State Park is a fun alternative to rock climbing. Ice climbers must sign in and out at the park office. Call the office for current conditions. Equipment rental is not available at the park.

Off Roading

Fox Valley Off Road

1952 North 35th Road
Ottawa
815-431-9913
foxvalleyoffroad.com

The Cliffs Insane Terrain

2400 East Bluff Street
Marseilles
815-795-5200
thecliffsinsaneterrain.com

DIRT RUNNER

2725 East 2625th Road
Marseilles
630-291-0250
dirtrunner.us

Bring your 4×4, ATV, or motorcycle and head out to one of the area’s off road terrain parks for the ride of your life.

Racing

LaSalle Speedway

578 East US Route 6
LaSalle
815-223-6900
lasallespeedway.com

Watch the thrill and excitement of the races. Racing fans can watch the races on the 1/4-mile, high-banked clay track.

Skydiving

Skydive Chicago

3215 East 1969th Road
Ottawa
815-433-0000
skydivechicago.com

Experience the thrill of free falling. Tandem jumps with highly experienced instructors is available. Come skydive with us! Camping, canoeing, fishing and swimming all onsite.

Whitewater Rafting

Vermillion River Rafting

779 North 2249th Road
Oglesby
815-667-5242
vermillionriverrafting.com

Looking for a bigger thrill than canoeing? Ready to get wet? Experience white water rafting in North Central Illinois on the scenic Vermilion River. Average trip time: 3-4 hours • Open May 1– Mid-July

Ziplining

Zip Chicago

2681 East US Route 6
Marseilles
815-795-5001
zipchicago.com

It’s fun zipping through the canopy 85 feet off of the ground. Zip on 8 cables from 150-1000 feet in length and reaching speeds up to 45 mph.

Indoor and Outdoor Movie Theaters

Peru Mall Cinemas (8 theatres)

3940 Route 251
Peru
815-223-1902
carmike.com

Route 34 Drive-In Theatre (view ad)

Located on Rt. 34
Earlville
815-246-9700
rt34drivein.com

Roxy Cinemas

807 LaSalle Street
Ottawa
815-433-1816
roxycinemas.com

Streator Eagle 6 Theater (VIEW AD)

301 Danny’s Drive
Streator
815-673-7082
eagletheater.net

Indoor Fun

Pirate’s Cay (view ad)

2558 North 3653rd Road
Sheridan
815-496-3292
piratescay.com

Family Fun happens here no matter what the weather is outside! Pirate’s Cay Indoor Waterpark appeals to adults and kids alike! Relax as you float down the lazy river, or go screaming done one of four indoor-outdoor water slides. Lifeguards are always on duty.

Golf Courses

Anderson Field

1901 North Bloomington Street
Streator
815-672-3702
9 holes

The Bourne

2359 North 35th Road
Marseilles
815-496-2301
18 holes

Dayton Ridge Golf Course

3076 East 18th Road
Ottawa
815-434-0145
9 holes

Earlville Country Club

400 Oak Street
Earlville
815-246-9329
9 holes

Mendota Golf Club

35666 US Hwy 34
Mendota
815-538-7241
18 holes

Pine Hills Golf Club

1665 North 2501st Road
Ottawa
815-434-3985
9 holes
pinehillsgc.com

Prairie Lakes Country Club & Inn

2550 North 32nd Road
Marseilles
815-795-5107
9 holes

Senica’s Deer Park Golf Club

100 Deer Park Lane
Oglesby
815-667-4239
18 holes

Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Club

658 East US Route 6
LaSalle
815-223-7273
18 holes
senicasoakridge.net

South Bluff Golf Course

229 North 2550th Road
Peru
815-223-0603
9 holes

Twin Creeks-Eastwood

2000 Eastwood Avenue
Streator
815-672-5553
9 holes