Run the Fullersburg Woods Loop

Rate this Adventure Illinois Fullersburg and Graue Mill Loop Trail

Added by Lisa Wieczorek

This is a peaceful walk along the Salt Creek which features a 150 year old mill (Graue Mill).  

This is a six-mile loop along the banks of the Salt Creek in Oakbrook, IL. The flat trail features trees and wildflowers (great walk to do in autumn). Trail is also good for bike riders. There is a picnic area and the Graue Mill and Museum. Graue Mill is 150 years old and played a part in the Underground Railroad.  

Pack List

  • Small backpack
  • Water
  • Snacks or lunch
    • Camera
Read More

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More



Cycling, Fitness, Hiking, Photography, Running

Skill Level:



Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:



6 Miles


Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area

Are we missing something?

Suggest an edit

How to Get There

Have you done this adventure? Have something to add? You could be the first to leave a review!

More Adventures Nearby

Watch the Sunset at Axehead Lake

Illinois / Axehead Lake

In a large city, it's nice to be able to find pockets of nature oasis amidst the chaos. It's great to come here with a journal or sketchbook and pass the time while watching the sunset.

Lisa Wieczorek
1 Saves

Hike to Wildcat Canyon at Starved Rock SP

Illinois / Starved Rock Visitor Center

If you happen to find yourself in the Chicagoland area be sure to check out the Wildcat Canyon hike at Starved Rock State Park.

Hike the Prairie Wolf Slough Loop

Illinois / Prairie Wolf Slough

Park in the lot off of half day road (see map) to access the trail. Accessible year round, great for all skill levels, and dog-friendly. Photos: Patrick Luckow