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Deer Grove Forest Preserve

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North Quentin Road, Palatine, IL
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Great place to enjoy nature

There is a lot going on here with the bike/walking path, animal watching, picnics, etc. It's nice... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2018
cnutty
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Palatine, Illinois
Amazing park with challenging rides

This is one of my favorite parks. It has it all: magnificent views, relaxing atmosphere. It you... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Tour M
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North Quentin Road, Palatine, IL
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

There is a lot going on here with the bike/walking path, animal watching, picnics, etc. It's nice that they have the forest preserves where we can enjoy a little of nature. Surprisingly not very crowded unless they are having a big event. Not the best...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite parks. It has it all: magnificent views, relaxing atmosphere. It you like biking, you can take either small loop ( 2.5 easy ride) or big loop ( 7.5 mile ride with challenging elevation).

Thank Tour M
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Great fresh air and sometimes a view of wild life You can actually get a two mile run from here amidst bicycles walkers and runners Close to health club draws many exercise gurus but not too crowded Avoid st dusk mosquito could be very hungry

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

This park has quite a variety of trails with hills and lakes. It's a good place to visit no matter the time of year.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

I can't express how grateful I am to have such a beautiful significant natural place to visit that is right in my community. Thank you, Cook County Park District!

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

There are great switchback trails that connect the main trails through the center of the park. They offer much better scenery than the outside trails. Avoid them in the rain, however, as they can get quite muddy. This is a nice place to spend a...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area, a lot of nature to see. I went here with my boyfriend and 2 other couples. Very calm and peaceful. Nice for a Sunday afternoon.

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Wonderful for walking or people watching or just sitting and reading. It is a wonderful respite from all the buildings, stores and concrete.

Thank Mary K
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome place to relax, clear your mind and add those steps to your FitBit. They added some new stuff recently. It’s so cool.

Thank KateP163
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

I come here every Saturday to run and often other days too! I wish there were water fountains, but it's a beautiful forest preserve!

Thank Ashley S
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Karen S
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Response from DFC0213 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Although it is tough to find. It isn't really a maintained connector. It is exactly across from Deer Valley Dr.
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