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Busse Woods Trail System

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Address: N Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone Number: (708) 366-9420
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Great place for walk, bike and picnic

Pretty lakes, plenty space for picnics, parking always available. Do not forget bugs spray during the summer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Pretty lakes, plenty space for picnics, parking always available. Do not forget bugs spray during the summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I run here frequently on the weekend mornings. The trails and bathrooms are always orderly and clean. Well marked trail maps. Also has a new boat house and is a great place to rent boats, kayaks, canoes. Not a lot of off trail hiking, but a great place for shady runs and for safety.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Have been visiting these trails frequently. It's beautiful in all seasons. There's plenty of parking available. Elks can be seen from entrance at Higgins- Arlington heights rd. Best fall colors can be seen from entrance off of Arlington heights rd.

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Huntley, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Well maintained large forest preserve in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the suburbs. Trails are asphalt for biking, roller blading, walking. Pretty lakes that attract all sorts of animals; turtles, herons, fish, butterflies, birds. People are fishing too. I walk on trails during my lunch break and find it rejuvenating. Numerous pavillions, washrooms, water pumps. Go and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you need to get a little nature in your urban vacation; bring your bikes and ride. It is an 8 mile path with 2 bridges over the main streets. Very busy on the weekends. You share the path with walkers, roller bladders, etc. Not far from the path is a beautiful, boat rental facility; no engines; canoes, row boats... More 

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Great Weather, Great Company, Great Trail - Overall a great day! With the addition with the overpass bridge it is much easier to get across Higgins!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I live fairly close to this forest preserve and it's one of the nicest in the area. I bike there usually weekdays. Weekends the trails can be VERY busy if the weather is nice and it's a little more difficult to navigate. If you are just out for a leisurely time then it's fine, if you're trying to get some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I was lucky enough to spend a week in Elk Grove village for business. This preserve is a great place to relax and walk miles of trails. A great place for family and friends too.

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

With the new bridge on the west side, you no longer have to worry about dodging cars to make a lap. Much on the trail is covered from the trees, and there is an area with Elk that you ride next to.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The woods include trails, walking and cycling paths, as well as more than a few small lakes and ponds. But, if you have kids, especially small ones, there is nothing like coming here with them and showing them the herd of elk, that are located on the southwest corner of Higgins and Arlington Heights Rd. Though a fence does separate... More 

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Address: N Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone Number: (708) 366-9420
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elk Grove Village

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