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Food & Drink

Many locals head to Imperial Oak Brewing at 501 Willow Blvd Willow Springs, IL for a fine selection of craft beers along with a few non-alcoholic selections for non-drinkers. Food trucks can also be found here on weekends.

For hot and cold deli offerings, Spring Forest Deli at 8390 Archer Avenue in Willow Springs, IL has an excellent well-rounded menu. Indoor seating is limited, but there is an outdoor pavilion for fair weather outdoor dining.

Plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, brews, and hot food can be found at The Irish Legend at 8933 S. Archer Ave in Willow Springs, IL.

Those looking for a hearty breakfast can find it a short drive away at Willow Hills Restaurant and Pancake House at 6678 S. Joliet Rd in Indian Head P ark, IL.

El Faro Restaurant at 6136 South Archer Road in Summit, IL has the best tacos in the area.

Recommended Routes in Palos Trail System - 1

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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

Palos Trail System Biking

  • 55 Miles 89 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 9 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 17 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Palos Trail System - 28

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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
3.4 mi 5.5 km #6Campground Trail
Intermediate
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate
Burr Ridge, IL 18 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #7XX
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL 12 
1.0 mi 1.7 km #8Bullwhip
Intermediate
Willow Springs, IL
Intermediate
Willow Springs, IL 11 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #9Cemetery Hill Loop
Intermediate
Willow Springs, IL
Intermediate
Willow Springs, IL 13 
0.8 mi 1.2 km #10Psycho Path
Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
Burr Ridge, IL

Photos of Palos Trail System - 69

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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