Map to Heritage Lake

Heritage Lake is located outside of the town of Mackinaw. 23 miles WEST of Bloomington, 21 miles WEST of Pekin and approx. 15 miles south of Morton. Mackinaw is centrally located and a short drive from Pekin, Bloomington and Peoria.


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From the East (Bloomington/Danvers)

If you are coming from Bloomington, take Market/Rt 9 until you get to the flashing yellow light, that indicates that Route 9 turns to the RIGHT (NORTH)…then approx. 2 miles going north Rt. 9 either goes straight into Danvers or curves to the LEFT (WEST)…go with the curve. You have approx. 12 miles to go.

Continue on Route 9 into Tazwell County and pass the Winery on your left. Soon you will be coming up to COIL (on your RIGHT). You’ll see a sign that says Heritage Lake. Take a RIGHT onto COIL (NORTH) and then at the stop sign take a LEFT (WEST) onto FAST. Take FAST until you see the MAIN ENTRANCE to Heritage Lake (by the bank and the water tower). Take a RIGHT into the entrance. When you get to HERITAGE DRIVE, make a LEFT and continue to the lake/docking area. The race will start on the dam.

From the West (Tremont/Pekin)

If you are coming from the Tremont/Pekin area, take Rt. 9 past the town of Mackinaw to Leopold Road (signs are marked to turn) If you have past the Hometown Carwash, you’ve gone too far. Turn LEFT onto Leopold Take Leopold Road to Fast. Make a RIGHT on Fast. You will soon be approaching the entrance to Heritage Lake on your LEFT. Go to the stop sign at Heritage Drive and make a LEFT. Continue on until you get to the lake/dam. Race beings there.

From the North(Morton/Peoria)

If you are coming from the Morton/Peoria area, 155 south to the Route 9 exit and to towards Bloomington, take Rt. 9 past the town of Mackinaw to Leopold Road (signs are marked to turn) If you have past the Hometown Carwash, you’ve gone too far. Turn LEFT onto Leopold Take Leopold Road to Fast. Make a RIGHT on Fast. You will soon be approaching the entrance to Heritage Lake on your LEFT. Go to the stop sign at Heritage Drive and make a LEFT. Continue on until you get to the lake/dam. Race beings there.