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Recommended Routes in Illinois - 16

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Favorite Beautiful and challenging limestone section on XX Extension.
Intermediate/Difficult

Palos Tour

15.0 mi 24.2 km 764' Up 233.01 m Up 765' Down 233.02 m Down

Willow…, IL
Favorite A fun series of g-outs on Loop 4 at Raceway Woods.
Intermediate/Difficult

Raceway Woods

4.5 mi 7.3 km 323' Up 98.3 m Up 322' Down 98.15 m Down

Sleepy…, IL
Favorite Vertical Velocity is a rad trail!
Difficult

Saw Wee Kee Loop

7.1 mi 11.5 km 113' Up 34.45 m Up 113' Down 34.31 m Down

Lynwood, IL
Favorite Julia Bucksaws a logover on Trail B.
Intermediate/Difficult

Fay Pickering Memorial Trails Ride

9.4 mi 15.2 km 2,314' Up 705.35 m Up 2,313' Down 704.94 m Down

Marshall, IL
Favorite End of Trail 9, beginning of Trail 2, closing the grand loop!
Intermediate

Kickapoo State Park

11.3 mi 18.2 km 892' Up 272.01 m Up 892' Down 271.96 m Down

Oakwood, IL
Favorite Rest stop bench at scenic overlook on the Boulder Loop.
Intermediate

General Dacey Trail Mountain Bike Extension

6.2 mi 9.9 km 528' Up 160.96 m Up 529' Down 161.23 m Down

Shelbyv…, IL
Favorite Every time I see stuff like this I wonder who would take the time from cycling to put it there.
Intermediate/Difficult

Farmdale Loop

16.3 mi 26.3 km 871' Up 265.57 m Up 871' Down 265.56 m Down

East Pe…, IL
Favorite Riding the narrow spillway bridge across Spring Creek.
Difficult

Spring Lake Park

9.4 mi 15.1 km 837' Up 255.16 m Up 838' Down 255.4 m Down

Macomb, IL
Favorite Path entering Whalon Lake area.
Easy/Intermediate

Whalon Lake Loop

19.3 mi 31.1 km 366' Up 111.48 m Up 365' Down 111.31 m Down

Boulder…, IL

Illinois Biking

  • 1,067 Miles 1,717 Kilometers of Trail
  • 16 Recommended Routes
  • 209 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 122 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 23 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Areas Within Illinois

Trails in Illinois - 337

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3.9 mi 6.3 km #1Stonehouse
Intermediate/Difficult
Palos Hills, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
Palos Hills, IL 24 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #2Three Ravines
Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 15 
0.4 mi 0.7 km #3Gravity Cavity
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 17 
0.8 mi 1.2 km #4XX Extension
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 13 
0.3 mi 0.5 km #5Bloodshed
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
0.8 mi 1.3 km #6River Bluff Trail Connector
Intermediate
Oakville, MO
Intermediate
Oakville, MO
63.2 mi 101.8 km #7I & M Canal Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Rockdale, IL
Easy/Intermediate
Rockdale, IL
0.3 mi 0.4 km #8South System Descent
Intermediate
Hampton, IL
Intermediate
Hampton, IL
1.2 mi 1.9 km #9Heaven and Hell
Difficult
Oakwood, IL
Difficult
Oakwood, IL
0.3 mi 0.4 km #10Corkscrew
Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL

Photos of Illinois - 283

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Beautiful and challenging limestone section on XX Extension.
Oct 28, 2016 near Burr Ridge, IL
Testing gravity on Gravity Cavity
Oct 23, 2017 near Palos H…, IL
The Palos trails have a few pockets of meadows mixed in with all the dense forest.
Oct 28, 2016 near Burr Ridge, IL
Rockin' a berm at the bottom of One Day.
Oct 28, 2016 near Palos H…, IL
Justin Brown rides 'The Spine' on the Cemetery Hill Connector.
Sep 29, 2015 near Willow…, IL
Eastbound climb out of the west ravine.
Oct 26, 2015 near Burr Ridge, IL
Great ridge climb traversing along the Lake Storey spillway.
Apr 19, 2016 near Galesburg, IL
Smooth berm
Oct 25, 2015 near Willow…, IL