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Recommended Routes in Chicago Metro Area - 7

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

Palos Tour

14.8 mi 23.8 km 650' Up 198.15 m Up 650' Down 198.16 m Down

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

Raceway Woods

4.4 mi 7.1 km 298' Up 90.91 m Up 298' Down 90.73 m Down

Sleepy…, IL
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Favorite Late season riding at Saw Wee Kee. Photo: Mike Pritchett.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/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
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Favorite Rockin' a berm at the bottom of One Day.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Palos Outer Loop

12.7 mi 20.5 km 789' Up 240.4 m Up 791' Down 241.17 m Down

Burr Ridge, IL
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Favorite Wetlands.
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

Moraine Hills State Park Tour

9.8 mi 15.8 km 166' Up 50.52 m Up 166' Down 50.65 m Down

Lakemoor, IL
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Favorite Beulah bridge drop into the South Trails.
Intermediate Intermediate

Beulah Beginner Loop

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

Zion, IL
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Favorite Path entering Whalon Lake area.
Easy/Intermediate 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
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Chicago Metro Area Biking

  • 721 Miles 1,160 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 205 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 93 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 14 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Chicago Metro Area - 304

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3.8 mi 6.2 km #1Stonehouse
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Palos Hills, IL
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Palos Hills, IL 25 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #2Three Ravines
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 19 
0.4 mi 0.7 km #3Gravity Cavity
Difficult Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 19 
0.8 mi 1.2 km #4XX Extension
Difficult Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 14 
0.3 mi 0.5 km #5Bloodshed
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
3.5 mi 5.7 km #6Campground Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate Intermediate
Burr Ridge, IL 20 
63.2 mi 101.8 km #7I & M Canal Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Rockdale, IL
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Rockdale, IL
0.9 mi 1.4 km #8XX
Difficult Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 13 
0.3 mi 0.4 km #9Corkscrew
Intermediate Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
Intermediate Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
11.6 mi 18.7 km #10Great Western Trail: Eastern Section
Easy Easy
West Chicago, IL
Easy Easy
West Chicago, IL

Photos of Chicago Metro Area - 213

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Justin Brown rides 'The Spine' on the Cemetery Hill Connector.
Sep 29, 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
Smooth berm
Oct 25, 2015 near Willow…, IL
Eastbound climb out of the west ravine.
Oct 26, 2015 near Burr Ridge, IL
Beautiful and challenging limestone section on XX Extension.
Oct 28, 2016 near Burr Ridge, IL
Rockin' a berm at the bottom of One Day.
Oct 28, 2016 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
Testing gravity on Gravity Cavity
Oct 23, 2017 near Palos H…, IL
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