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Virgil Gilman Nature Trail via Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove, Illinois

11.27 mi / 256 ft gain

Big Rock Forest Preserve Trail

Big Rock, Illinois

2.66 mi / 187 ft gain

Grunwald Farms Trail

Elburn, Illinois

0.87 mi / 82 ft gain

Hike the Saw Wee Kee Trail

Yorkville, Illinois

4.8 mi / 157 ft gain

Fox River Trail: Aurora to Fabyan Forest Preserve

Aurora, Illinois

16.92 mi / 282 ft gain

Red Oak Nature Center: Fox River Trail Loop

Batavia, Illinois

2.43 mi / 249 ft gain

Peck Farm Loop

Geneva, Illinois

2.48 mi / 98 ft gain

Hoover Forest Loop Trail

Yorkville, Illinois

2.76 mi / 141 ft gain

Lake Patterson Trail

Aurora, Illinois

1.73 mi / 43 ft gain

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Chicago: Where urban nature runs wild

Chicago: Where urban nature runs wild

Erica Zazo

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