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Deer Grove Forest Preserve

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Great place to run or walk or bike

Yellow Trail great for nature and physical training Red trail half as long and good for walking... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
Palatine, Illinois
What a lovely natural area!

We were RV camping at the adjacent Camp Reinberg, and the employee there suggested we take a... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

This is one of the many recreational areas maintained by Cook County. It has bike and walking trails, picnic areas, etc. It does gave a reputation of attracting groups that may include gang members, so avoiding it after dark is advised.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joecompute
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Yellow Trail great for nature and physical training Red trail half as long and good for walking, biking, or running

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CalamiaRoadTrip
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We were RV camping at the adjacent Camp Reinberg, and the employee there suggested we take a walk/run through the preserve. What an unexpected pleasure it was! I never expected such an expansive, varied, and beautiful natural area right in the suburbs. It is obviously...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JeanineD_11
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Deer Grove is a great Forest Preserve with many trails. If you like to bike it has a 2.7 mile paved trail at Hicks and Dundee in Palatine and many mountain bike trails also. The west side of the Forest Preserve has many hiking and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mfcrackedup
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great place to hike, bike or cross country ski. Beautiful trails with rolling terrain and a few large hills.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wj0hns0
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank cnutty
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).

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Tour M
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank I5328XMpatriklise
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank KelloggTraveler
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!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Karen S
May 28, 2016|
Response from 795davec | 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.