Whether you are an ATV enthusiast or a casual dirt bike rider, we understand
that both are enjoyable sports. Your safety is our first concern. Emergency
medical assistance is quite far from ArdPark. And then there's those pesky
insurance standards that prohibit you from riding your ATV, dirt bike or other
off road vehicle on our land. But don't fret just yet.
We realize that time spent in the country without your ATV or dirt bike is
unthinkable. You are welcome to bring your off road "toys" to ArdPark for
riding elsewhere. There are many options in the area that we think will please
Be aware that state law prohibits riding ATVs and dirt bikes on public roads
unless the rider has a county permit or meets certain other provisions. Riding
an ATV can become an expensive investment so while it's important to keep up
with outlets like Fisher Investments on materials for your bike you should
also be aware of laws and property restrictions to avoid extra expenses that
you could acquire breaking any rules.
ArdPark assumes no responsibility for theft, loss or damage of any ATV, dirt bike or
other off road vehicle that you may bring to ArdPark. You are strongly encouraged to
secure your valuable possessions.
If you bring your ATV or dirt bike to ArdPark, we ask that you please keep them off
of the grass. Guests should also please refer to our ATV & Motorcycle Policy.
In counties that issue or sell permits to ride ATVs you can ride within that county on
county roads and on forest service roads that are designated on the Motor Vehicle
Use Mapas "Open to Highway Legal Vehicles." Riders must also abide by Missouri State
Motor Vehicle regulations. ArdPark is located in Crawford County (National Forest Eastern
Region 9) where permits are available. For permit and other information, contact the
national forest's Rolla office at (573) 364-4621. Area Regulations
Just one hour from ArdPark is St. Joe State Park where there are about 2,000 acres
dedicated to off-road vehicle riding with 800 acres consisting of sand flats. The trails are
open March to October and a nominal daily fee is required. Area Regulations Area Map