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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4 Completed 2 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.

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13 Completed 11 Reviews

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.

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11 Completed 7 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.

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6 Completed 2 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!

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1 Completed 1 Reviews

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1 Completed 1 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.

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2 Completed 2 Reviews

I love this trail because it's an easy walk with no inclines and you know exact distance around the lake. Very family and dog friendly trail. Great for a light hike and/or run and close to Starbucks ;)

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13 Completed 1 Reviews

Short, easy, beautiful and relaxing. A perfect midday escape.

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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Very easy, fairly level trail in beautiful setting around lake. Abundant waterfowl. About 1 mile around, some portions handicapped accessible.

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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Very nice 1 mile loop around the lake. Crowded with courteous, nice hikers. Good for a short midday walk or a just to get outside for a little bit.

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