Hike the Waterfall Glen Trail

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Waterfall Glen Trail is a 9.5 mile loop that is filled with hikers, runners, mountain bikers, and dog lovers. The trail is very scenic, featuring marvelous waterfalls and lots of melodious frogs.

This trail is recommended for use from March - November, but is great for cross country skiing in the winter. The trail is covered with packed down gravel, and is sometimes used by equestrians. 

Photos: Nicholas Tonelli

Distance

9.5 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

961 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Chillin, Mountain Biking, Running, Skiing, Snowshoeing, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

Chicago Northwest KOA

Union, Illinois

Kankakee South KOA

Kankakee, Illinois

LaSalle / Peru KOA

North Utica, Illinois

Community Photos

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

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Waterfall Glen

Very nice, fairly even trail. We walked to the falls on a hot day. Next time would consider biking this trail.

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