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Busse Woods Trail System

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Busse Woods is a great trail for a family bike ride. I enjoy riding with my family or even taking... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Emily B

Ned Brown Forest Preserve is a 3,558-acre forest preserve in northwestern Cook County. In 1925, the... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Busse Woods is a great trail for a family bike ride. I enjoy riding with my family or even taking long walks.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Emily B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ned Brown Forest Preserve is a 3,558-acre forest preserve in northwestern Cook County. In 1925, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County introduced an elk herd to the Ned Brown Preserve (Busse Woods), and today the herd resides in a seventeen-acre enclosed pasture. The herd...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank YellowCastleBuilder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are by no means hard core cyclist. I like to get out and ride occasionally and this provides a safer path than in a neighborhood where drivers are distracted and texting while driving. Some sections are getting worn, but they do a great job...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 32clydem
Reviewed January 2, 2019

i walked on both of the trails during a nice summer day and the trail is peaceful and nice and quiet even though your surrounded by the highways at times u can not hear the cars even can see the elk at the southern end...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jeffer287
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

an excellent trail for being in an urban environment for bicycles skateboards running walking or just general looking at nature

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chuck P
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We live about two miles from Busse and use this trail almost once per week in good weather. My wife and I are more casual riders for exercise, find this track well groomed and kept up by the local Forest Preserve District. Nice amount of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank fddude86
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The train goes through varied scenery, I really enjoy coming here. You can rent a kayak or bring your own and see the Elk that are fenced off (mainly come out during cooler temps). The loop includes two bridges that cross Higgins so there is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank katie k
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice trail. A moderate amount of walkers, runners and bikes. Quiet and easily accessible! Even rode a Night Ride with the Local Bike club and it was a delight!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Busse Woods Trail is a beautiful trail in the middle of very industrial and busy communities like Elk Grove, Schaumburg, Rolling Meadows.It is around man-make lake, big part of it is in the shade of many trees, like forest. Its very refreshing and beautiful. I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Barbara K
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Absolutely love going to Busse Woods. I take my dog walking often and I go jogging or skating as well. Great way to get some excersize and fresh air. Absolutely love this area!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lsmalmquist
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Echo F
May 8, 2018|
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Response from Fer P |
I was told Is not allow and you can get a tickets so I couldn’t try :(
March 31, 2015|
Response from Allen21096 | Reviewed this property |
It is approximately halfway through the woods on Higgins Ave. North of Higgins. Go to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County website: fpdcc. Here is a link to a map: downloads/maps/pdf/bw_trailmap.pdf