• Activities:

    Cycling, Photography, Running, Hiking, Fitness

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Spring, Summer, Autumn

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    6 Miles

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Picnic Area
River
Scenic
Wildflowers

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
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It's easy and calming. The mill house is full of historic value.

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