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Daley Ranch - nice hikes and views

There are 6 nice, moderate hikes in the Daley Ranch/Dixon Lake area. You can see lots of flowers... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
BancyN
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Palos Hills, Illinois
Wine Road Trip

You might notice from other posts, we did a wine tasting road trip. All of wineries along the... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2017
Judy D
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Palm Springs, California, United States
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

My husband and I have hiked at Daley Ranch for years. It is a popular place to go for a nice walk or ride your bike. Both paved and unpaved options to walk.. some up and down but nothing too difficult. You will enjoy it.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 330jeanned
Reviewed May 22, 2017

There are 6 nice, moderate hikes in the Daley Ranch/Dixon Lake area. You can see lots of flowers and trees year round, some which are marked along the hiking trails. The 2.5-mile hike up to the house is just a little steep so you may...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank BancyN
Reviewed April 8, 2017

You might notice from other posts, we did a wine tasting road trip. All of wineries along the road, and there are many, are very good, all different, very busy. The tasting can be very expensive at all of the locations. But yes would do...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Judy D
Reviewed March 28, 2017

there used to be a bus but it was discontinued limiting how much we can walk since our serious auto accident injured my back and my wifes hip

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Joseph B
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Went for a 4 hour hike here on a Saturday afternoon; i was expecting a lot of people but it was fairly quiet. You get to see a lot of birds and some other small wildlife and the hike is not too strenuous. Just be...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Lennart A
Reviewed March 14, 2017

There are various trails to select from. In the summer make sure to bring plenty of water and watch out for ticks. I don't bring the dogs there in the summer, it's too hot and the ticks are bad. You don't want to be out...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank nbgervais
Reviewed February 13, 2017

A great place to stretch our legs and get an invigorating hike. If you like to go on horseback there are some great trails.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank AnnieHeffner
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed hiking Daley ranch for the day. It's a beautiful view once uphill. You can hardly tell you walked a long trail. Afterwards, enjoyed row boating in Lake Dixon. There's activities for families, couples and friends. I would definitely go again.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank SelenyB
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We have hiked different trails at Daley Ranch throughout the years. The first time we came we brought a gaggle of kids (ages 4-11)and several dogs on the weekend. The trail we ended up taking was fairly steep for the younger kids but there was...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank EllaPaige
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We enjoy this hike around Lake Dixon. It's an easy hike with very little uphill. No poles required. Our 4 year old grandson made this hike with us. Come early to beat the heat with water. Takes an hour.

Date of experience: July 2016
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