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Address: N Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone Number: (708) 366-9420
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7 mile loop, mostly shady!

This paved county-maintained trail is fantastic! There is a seven mile loop, mostly shaded, and two separate two mile add on trails. Bike-friendly, walking-friendly, and running... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Elk Grove Village, Illinois

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This paved county-maintained trail is fantastic! There is a seven mile loop, mostly shaded, and two separate two mile add on trails. Bike-friendly, walking-friendly, and running friendly. During marathon training season, Saturday morning is a little busy between 5:30 and 8:30. Using the trail you will pass by several fishing areas, numerous picnic areas, and bathrooms with running water. Lots... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Busse Woods trail system offers a great 10 mile loop for a quick ride but also affords plenty of restful stopping areas along the way for a picnic or just to enjoy nature. This forest preserve is one of the most heavily visited in all of Cook County so be prepared for crowds and litter on the weekends. During... More 

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always clean, family place, lots of people so we feel safe. Bathrooms are not so great but it is a forest preserve.

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Mundelein, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They have Elks in a fence that you can watch. I like biking or walking with others through here. The whole loop is like 5 or 7 miles.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The trail is all black top, some of the hills are kind of steep but are manageable. Mostly wooded and the Elk are fun to watch. It is about ten miles long with some nice bridges. Good for children over 12 years old.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here a few times for assorted reasons. Most recently, I rode on the trail around the park. There are a lot of paved paths for biking walking/running. I saw a bit of wildlife on my ride, too.

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always bike here on weekdays as the weekend can be very crowded. The trails are well maintained and it is a beautiful forest preserve with lakes for fishing and kayaking. Picknic sites are also plentiful and it is dogs on leashes friendly.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very quite first thing on a Sunday morning, nice long running route with plenty of facilities around the park. Lots of entry points wherever you want to start. If you're lucky you'll get to see a nice range of wildlife as you go around.

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Excellent place to take a walk with family or friends. You can roller blade or ride your bike enjoy the trees and wind blowing in your hair and you just might see an Elk of two the kids would really enjoy this I did and I and a big kid.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Simply amazing trail for walking, jogging, running, and biking! A big 7 mile loop completely in the woods and some water body offered a wonderful time on a hot day with a friend before flying out from Chicago. A perfect option for people who are interested in outdoor stuff, even on a very hot and humid day and can accommodate... More 

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