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Recommended Routes in Chicago Metro Area - 6

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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 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
Favorite Wetlands.
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
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

Chicago Metro Area Biking

  • 684 Miles 1,102 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 130 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 28 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Chicago Metro Area - 155

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3.9 mi 6.3 km #1Stonehouse
Intermediate/Difficult
Palos Hills, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
Palos Hills, IL 25 
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
63.2 mi 101.8 km #6I & M Canal Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Rockdale, IL
Easy/Intermediate
Rockdale, IL
0.3 mi 0.4 km #7Corkscrew
Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow, IL
2.5 mi 4.1 km #8Lakeside Trail
Easy
Libertyville, IL
Easy
Libertyville, IL
3.2 mi 5.2 km #9Waubonsie Creek Trail
Easy
Montgomery, IL
Easy
Montgomery, IL
1.5 mi 2.4 km #10Overlook Trail
Easy
Libertyville, IL
Easy
Libertyville, IL

Photos of Chicago Metro Area - 181

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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
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