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Roland Olson

Roland Olson’s 127-acres was once a polo complex. Today it is a favorite spot for hiking, picnicking, and horseback riding. A paved recreation path is accessible directly from the Roland Olson preserve. Hikers and equestrians will find a variety of landscapes to explore in Olson’s restored prairie, upland woods, and remnant pine plantation.

This site was historically used primarily for equestrian activities and remains a popular destination for horseback riding.

Acres: 127
Access Road: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Picnic Tables: Yes
Shelterhouses: 1
Stuga: 500 max. people, 24 tables, 144 seats, Electricity, Vehicle access, Electricity plug-in only.
Playground Equipment: Yes
Ball Fields: Yes
Horseback Trails: Yes
Hiking Trails(miles): 1.5
Soccer Fields: No
Horse Arena: Yes
Campground Sites: No
Boat Launch: No
Canoe Launch: No
18 Hole Golf Course: No
Illinois Nature Preserve: No
Special Facilities: Horse Area
Donated Land: Yes
Natural Areas: No
All reservations subject to the GENERAL USE ORDINANCE.

Trail Map

Download a printable trail map here.

Location

9669 Atwood Road, Roscoe, IL 61073
3 miles east of Roscoe on Burr Oak Road, south ½ mile on Atwood Road.

Shelterhouses 360° Views

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