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Great trail. Starting in busse woods . it then goes thru elk grove, a water reservoir, the prairie... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Alan M
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This trail is fantastic

My husband and I ride bicycles together and this trail is one of our favorites. So many places to... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2017
Toledo, Ohio
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Great trail. Starting in busse woods . it then goes thru elk grove, a water reservoir, the prairie path, thru mixed surroundings and safe passage thru north Avenue (64), York road (83) and Roosevelt road( 38)(if it's not flooded. Ulrimately, the terminus is brookfield zoo....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alan M
Reviewed April 29, 2018

It would be nice to see F.D staff or pet owners clean the paths maybe once a year Why doesn't the trail continue west to Prairie ave there is a lane that was constructed on the bridge but goes nowhere .Total waste of money

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Wbgb
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ride bicycles together and this trail is one of our favorites. So many places to hop on the trail and start from. We usually start at the zoo. We enjoy seeing all the wildlife: deer, ducks, geese, squirrels, chipmunks, etc.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MinervaNichole
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Uncrowded, the well maintained wide path winds through The Chicago Forest Preserve. You can forget that you are near an enormous metropolis and immerse yourself in nature, but you can always take a break for food or beer in the friendly, mid-American, towns and villages...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Very nice path through the forest preserves that is great for biking, walking, even jogging. There are mile markers if you are looking to go a specific distance too.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank HNTR013
Reviewed June 10, 2017

This popular trail is near my home and a treat to walk or ride my bike. For me, I prefer earlier in the day when it is not as crowded but it's just fine when throngs of dog walkers/bicyclists/runners/roller bladers/walkers are there sharing the trail...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ParisgalChicagoIL
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This review applies to the southern end of the trail running from Brookfileld to Oak Brook. This paved, well-marked trail follows the fairly substantial Salt Creek through the Cook County forest preserves. Much of the trial is in the woods away from traffic and development...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Tony P
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I recommend this beautiful trail (walk, run, ride bikes, skate). Abundant wildlife with beautiful views of Salt Creek.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MichaelBrooke
Reviewed January 23, 2017

This is a trail in the woods. It is quiet, peaceful and serene. It's an easy trail. It's beautiful the way it goes along the creek. A day spent one the salt creek trail is an awesome day!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 708katie485
Reviewed December 29, 2016

The Salt Creek Greenway Trail is a nearly 25 miles long. It runs from Busse Forest in Elk Grove Village to the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield. Accessible in multiple communities along the trail. It also connects with the Illinois Prairie Path and the Great Western...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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