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Best Places For Off-Roading Near Chicago

Ready to get your off-highway vehicle a bit dirty? Head out to the following off-road sites near Chicago for an adventure that’s literally off the beaten path.


Chicago police officers have used ATVs like this to patrol the city's beaches, but now the department is removing them from the beaches, except for during large-scale events. (Credit: CBS)

Police ATVs No Longer Patrolling City Beaches

With a summer heat wave upon us, beaches are already packed and the popular Air & Water Show is just around the corner. So why aren’t police officers going to be patrolling the lakefront on ATVs?

CBS 2–08/03/2011