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Recommended Routes in Central Illinois - 9

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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 Drops
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 Boardwalk near cove.
Easy/Intermediate

Main Loop

3.7 mi 6.0 km 175' Up 53.34 m Up 204' Down 62.05 m Down

Charleston, IL
Favorite A good challenging hill on the Orange Trail
Intermediate

Camp Camfield

6.8 mi 10.9 km 202' Up 61.63 m Up 197' Down 60.09 m Down

Sullivan, IL
Favorite Trail 4 heads through dense woodlands along Mauvaise Terre Creek.
Intermediate

Jacksonville Illinois Trails

3.5 mi 5.7 km 115' Up 35.2 m Up 113' Down 34.46 m Down

South J…, IL
Favorite This is an evening shot of the trail entrance at Everett Dirksen Park.
Intermediate

Rolling Loop

2.6 mi 4.2 km 254' Up 77.53 m Up 255' Down 77.74 m Down

Marquet…, IL

Central Illinois Biking

  • 251 Miles 404 Kilometers of Trail
  • 9 Recommended Routes
  • 52 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 78 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 17 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central Illinois - 138

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1.2 mi 1.9 km #1Heaven and Hell
Difficult
Oakwood, IL
Difficult
Oakwood, IL
0.6 mi 1.0 km #2Yellow Brick Road
Easy/Intermediate
Bellevue, IL
Easy/Intermediate
Bellevue, IL
1.9 mi 3.1 km #3Trail D
Easy/Intermediate
Marshall, IL
Easy/Intermediate
Marshall, IL
2.9 mi 4.6 km #4Trail C
Intermediate
Marshall, IL
Intermediate
Marshall, IL
0.3 mi 0.4 km #5Ruby Slippers
Easy/Intermediate
Bellevue, IL
Easy/Intermediate
Bellevue, IL
0.9 mi 1.4 km #6Trail 7
Intermediate
Oakwood, IL
Intermediate
Oakwood, IL
1.1 mi 1.8 km #7Green Loop
Intermediate
Charleston, IL
Intermediate
Charleston, IL
0.2 mi 0.3 km #8Knock-Knock
Very Difficult
Morton, IL
Very Difficult
Morton, IL
4.0 mi 6.5 km #9Trail 10
Intermediate/Difficult
Oakwood, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
Oakwood, IL
1.8 mi 2.9 km #10Split Rock Loop
Intermediate
Shelbyville, IL
Intermediate
Shelbyville, IL

Photos of Central Illinois - 58

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Drops
Jun 4, 2021 near Oakwood, IL
Julia Bucksaws a logover on Trail B.
Mar 12, 2017 near Marshall, IL
Rest stop bench at scenic overlook on the Boulder Loop.
Oct 30, 2015 near Shelbyv…, IL
Overlooking Mill Creek lake at sunset from the emergency spillway.
Apr 23, 2015 near Marshall, IL
Riding the narrow spillway bridge across Spring Creek.
May 10, 2017 near Macomb, IL
Gorgeous Trail C skirting the lake.
Dec 31, 2015 near Marshall, IL
Singletrack trail in scenic forest near the Boulder Loop.
Oct 30, 2015 near Shelbyv…, IL
Crossing the second ravine on Trail C.
Apr 27, 2015 near Marshall, IL