Hike the Cap Sauers and Swallow Cliff Loop

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Distance

4.74 miles

Elevation Gain

259 ft

Route Type

Loop

Added by The Outbound Collective

Scenic forest hikes open to hiking, mountain biking, and trail running.

The Swallows Cliff Woods, an 800 acre preserve, is known for its 100 ft bluff that provides visitors with a steep stair workout. On top of the bluff, however, there are less strenuous trail options, leading through the hilly, forested terrain, past wetlands and streams.

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Not Bad For Chicago Area

A little elevation and lots of people but we are in suburban Chicago.

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3.0/5

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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