Run Lake Katherine

Illinois Lake Katherine

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A lakeside trail with access to multiple botanic gardens.

This moderate trail loops around the lake. You will also pass by an arboretum, nature center, and a number of gardens, including an herb garden, butterfly garden, waterfall garden, and conifer garden.

Photo Credit: Ceyhun (Jay) Isik and Dariusz

Pack List

  • Athletic shoes
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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How to Get There

over 1 year ago

Great If You Like Urbanized Nature

I was expecting something a tad bit more rugged. It's a beautifully manicured paved walkway around the lake. Great for relaxing bike rides and strollers and whatnot. But if you want that nature solitude, this is not the place.

over 1 year ago

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Activities:

Running, Fitness

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

1 Miles

Elev. Gain:

29 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Lake
Scenic

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