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Cap Sauers and Swallow Cliff Loop Trail

Palos Park, IL

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.

  • Best Hiking

  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

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Great Western Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Would this trail be viable to long board/cruise on?

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Little Grand Canyon Trail
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

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Tour de Fox Ridge
by Tina Hawkins

4 Completed 4 Reviews

Really enjoyed hiking here. The two areas where it said 'bridge out, proceed at your on risk' were the most fun. Not a hard trail but there are a few areas where trees were down. Just made it more fun.
They are currently doing some work to shore up ledges. Awesome work!

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Carpenter and Riverside Parks
by Michael Diefenback

4 Completed 2 Reviews

It was a nice little hike especially for being so close to town

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Starved Rock
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

It was fun. Took my gf and my dog for there for their first hike. They both enjoyed it.very pet friendly. Probably seen 20 other dogs there. Was extremely busy and a little less in the wild like I would enjoy. I prefer a more mountain terrain in the middle of the woods but for a family hike and picnic it works great.

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Montrose Harbor, Magic Hedge, Lincoln Park Bird Sanctuary, & Belmont Harbor
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8 Completed 2 Reviews

Great spot for photo shoots.. some very interesting trees and a few tourists.. dogs and nearby beach and harbor make this a cool spot in the windy city to get away from it all. Free parking too. I park here to begin my runs and bike rides headed south

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Rim Rock Recreational Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

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Giant City State Park
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

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Waterfall Glen
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

The trails were nice and wide to accommodate the traffic. It's a pretty heavily used area, but very pretty. The number of road crossings was disappointing though. We took our bikes and it felt like just when I was getting going I had reached the end of that trail and had to cross a road.

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Pecatonica River Forest Preserve
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43 Completed 36 Reviews

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