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Hike the Glacial Park Loop Trail

Ringwood, Illinois

Details

Distance

2.3 miles

Elevation Gain

216 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by The Outbound Collective

The Glacial Park Loop Trail is a gorgeous 2.3 mile hike perfect for all skill levels and families. Glacial Park Loop Trail features scenic wild flowers and landscapes.

Glacial Park is located in McHenry County Conservation District, near Richmond, Illinois. The park features prairies, a flowing river, and over 40 endangered plant and animal species. The park is open for hikers, horseback riders, fishers, and those wishing to canoe. Glacial Park is part of the Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge. The trail allows dogs that are kept on leash. 

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Features

Fitness
Canoeing
Chillin
Fishing
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
Picnic Area
River
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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