• Access Illinois Outdoors/Two Rivers was developed to provide assistance to those seeking access to private property for outdoor recreational activities. An annual membership fee is required to participate in the program.
  • The $25 annual membership fee is for one individual to pursue all outdoor activities.
  • The $50 annual family membership fee is for a family living in same household (all activities).
  • All memberships will be annual from the date the application is received.
  • Checks or money orders only. Payable to: Access Illinois Outdoors/Two Rivers.
  • Access Illinois Outdoors/Two Rivers requires everyone requesting access to private property to complete an application.
  • Only those completing an application will be provided assistance in obtaining access to private property.
  • Please specify in the application if you wish to participate with other Access Illinois Outdoors/Two Rivers applicants.
  • Everyone must complete and file an application with the membership fee at the Access office, 1301 East Washington, PO Box 87, Pittsfield, IL 62363. Permission granted to you to access private property cannot be given to anyone else.
  • It is strongly suggested that members discuss with the landowner the location of livestock, machinery, possible natural or artificial hazards and location of property lines.
  • The members must comply with all wildlife and fish laws and possess the required license, stamps and permits. These are available from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources at 217-782-7305.
  • Access Illinois Outdoors/Two Rivers staff is not responsible for obtaining or issuing licenses, stamps, permits, etc.
  • When a landowner has granted you permission to access private property, you will be issued an “Access Card” by the landowner, which should be on your person while accessing this private property.
  • Refer to the Access Illinois Outdoors/Two Rivers program for participating counties.


Download an application by clicking this link.  Application