Lake Katherine Trail

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Lake Katherine Trail is a 3.2 mile trail located near Palos Heights, Illinois. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Ken Carlson (62)

2 Completed3 Reviews

Ken Carlson (62)

2 Completed3 Reviews

Very simple and peaceful trail

Stacy Maffit (52)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Beautiful. Easy hike. Great for photo ops. Very clean.

Dee Materis (154)

2 Completed2 Reviews

I just found this place and I'm a big fan! clean and beautiful. I need to come back to check out those bike trails!!

Amanda Smith (74)

4 Completed2 Reviews

Very easy trail....flat, no inclines, no fuss. The trail path is covered in mulch. There are lots of interesting sites to see around the lake. Butterfly gardens, herb gardens, identified trees, lots of benches, (and the day we went) 3 wedding parties taking photographs. Enjoyable easy walk around the lake. Very dog and children friendly.

Jason H. (388)

The path around the lake is just under 1 mile. It's cute, but short. Lots of garbage cans and recycling bins, so there's that.

Christian K. (669)

11 Completed7 Reviews

Not bad, little too manicured to be a trail though. It was a lot of fun to walk though. I'd go back again.

Rachel Koldenhoven (93)

6 Completed2 Reviews

I grew up very close to Lake Katherine and have always loved it. I have many memories here. Not much of a hike, but it is a very beautiful place to see. They have gardens, lots of wildlife, and a pretty cool shop/information center. The atmosphere is great. The people there are kind and always helpful. A great place to take photos for events also!

charisse jacobs (47)

1 Completed1 Reviews

like it

Mick Houston (74)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Very nice trail and park area, well maintained. Lots of places to stop, sit and relax. Plenty of ducks, geese, turtles and a swan family around the lake. I would rate this trail as Easy not moderate, its pretty flat. The directions are wrong. The park is located off of Route 83 (119th St.) and Route 43 (Harlem Ave.) Go west on Rt 83 to 75th. St. Go north. Park is at the end of the block.