An almost six mile trail that has a paved path which is ideal for biking and running.

This trail is 5.8 miles of paved path, which is ideal for biking (especially those of us with road bikes), skating, and even running. The trail runs point-to-point and runs along the Salt Creek in Brookfield, IL. The trailhead is right near the Brookfield Zoo (for anyone with kids!). 

Pack List

  • Snacks
  • Bike
  • Running shoes
  • Small backpack
  • Camera
  • Water
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RT Distance 5.8 Miles
Activities Cycling, Photography, Running, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Point-to-Point
Features
Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area
River
Scenic
Wildlife

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