- Farmdale Dam offers many singletrack loops connected by fire roads. The singletrack is often hilly, containing lots of technical sections, as well as drops and log crossings. Beginner through advanced will be able to find something to challenge them.
Recreation - Farmdale Dam offers a great opportunity for hiking on its trails, picnicking opportunities, and mountain biking trails.
Climate - Illinois experiences four distinct seasons with varying weather throughout the year. Winter can be very cold. The highest humidity of the year occurs during this season averaging 70 to 75 percent. Average low temperatures in January dip to 20 degrees F with highs near 35 degrees F. Spring temperatures are mild with humidity below 70 percent. Temperatures during this season average between 32 and 50 degrees F. Summer is usually hot and humid in this Midwest state. Low temperatures remain in the low sixties with high temperatures near 90 degrees F. The highest rainfall of the year occurs during the summer months. Fall is an excellent time to visit the state with low humidity and rainfall and moderate temperatures.
Farm Creek Reservoirs IL
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
257 Grant St.
Peoria, IL 61603-3503
Phone: (309) 676-4601