Palos/Sag Valley Forest Preserve: Cap Sauers and Swallow Cliff Loop is a 4.75 mile loop trail located near Palos Park, Illinois that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, mountain biking & trail running and is accessible year-round.
Chicago Lakefront is a 18 mile out and back trail located near Chicago, Illinois that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for trail running & walking and is accessible from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Chicago Lakeshore Path: South Hike is a 4.4 mile point-to-point trail located near Chicago, Illinois that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for fishing, hiking & road biking and is accessible year-round.
McClaughry Springs Woods is a 1.4 mile loop trail located near Palos Park, Illinois that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Middlefork Savanna is described as the best surviving black soil savanna in Illinois. In fact, over 25 acres of the preserve are considered the highest quality soil savanna in the nation and a globally threatened ecosystem.
Three miles of trails wind through a mixed-deciduous forest at Rum Village Park. Beech, maple and oak trees, some over 200 years old, tower over diverse wildflowers. Deer, foxes, coyotes, reptiles, amphibians and over 100 species of birds have been seen here.