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478 mi 770 km of trail 4 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 88 Trails Intermediate Trails 28 Trails Hard Trails 5 Trails
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Recommended Routes in Chicago Metro Area - 4

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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 Beulah bridge drop into the South Trails.
Intermediate

Beulah Beginner Loop

2.4 mi 3.9 km 69' Up 21.1 m Up 69' Down 21.18 m Down

Zion, IL

Trails in Chicago Metro Area - 116

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3.9 mi 6.3 km #1Stonehouse
Intermediate/Difficult
Palos Hills, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
Palos Hills, IL 22 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #2Three Ravines
Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 13 
0.4 mi 0.7 km #3Gravity Cavity
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 14 
0.3 mi 0.5 km #4Bloodshed
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
0.8 mi 1.2 km #5XX Extension
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 11 
63.2 mi 101.8 km #6I & M Canal Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Rockdale, IL
Easy/Intermediate
Rockdale, IL
0.9 mi 1.4 km #7XX
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 11 
0.3 mi 0.4 km #8Corkscrew
Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
0.9 mi 1.5 km #9Little Monza
Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
0.5 mi 0.9 km #10Anaconda
Difficult
Lynwood, IL
Difficult
Lynwood, IL
1.3 mi 2.1 km #11Serpentine Trail
Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
1.0 mi 1.7 km #12Bullwhip
Intermediate
Willow Springs, IL
Intermediate
Willow Springs, IL
3.4 mi 5.5 km #13Campground Trail
Intermediate
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate
Burr Ridge, IL 14 
9.6 mi 15.5 km #14Main Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Darien, IL
Easy/Intermediate
Darien, IL 14 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #15Cemetery Hill Loop
Intermediate
Willow Springs, IL
Intermediate
Willow Springs, IL 11 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #16Turf
Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
1.1 mi 1.8 km #17Bullfrog Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
17.8 mi 28.6 km #18Des Plaines River Trail - Yellow
Intermediate
River Grove, IL
Intermediate
River Grove, IL
0.8 mi 1.2 km #19Psycho Path
Intermediate
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate
Burr Ridge, IL
8.3 mi 13.4 km #20Yellow Loop Trail
Intermediate
Palos Park, IL
Intermediate
Palos Park, IL 11 

Photos of Chicago Metro Area - 115

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Beautiful and challenging limestone section on XX Extension.
Oct 28, 2016 near Burr Ridge, 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
Testing gravity on Gravity Cavity
Oct 23, 2017 near Palos H…, IL
Smooth berm
Oct 25, 2015 near Willow…, IL
Jason O'Young weaving between the trees on Stonehouse with Mark Morgan and Rick Nestor.
Oct 18, 2015 near Palos H…, IL
Jason and Justin wind back and forth through the ravine on Bloodshed.
Oct 13, 2015 near Burr Ridge, IL