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      Region Details
      • 1,577
      • 52
      • 107
      • 33
      • 7
      • 1

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2,048
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,785
      Trails E-Bike
      1,467
      Trails Horse
      146
      Trails Hike
      2,020
      Trails Trail Running
      1,954
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      157
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      6
      Trails Nordic Ski
      719
      Total Distance
      707 miles
      Total Descent
      12,883 ft
      Total Vertical
      320 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      894 ft
      Reports
      11,468
      Photos
      402
      Ridden Counter
      12,046
      Sub Regions

      Popular Cook County Mountain Biking Trails

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      3 Ravines (ORANGE)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Bullwhip (YELLOW)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      One Day (ORANGE)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Hickory Smoked (YELLOW)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Gravity Cavity (ORANGE)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Psycho Path (ORANGE)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Maple Lake East (YELLOW)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Stonehouse (BLACK)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Cemetery Hill Loop (PURPLE)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Campground Trail (YELLOW / BLUE)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Grass Hill (GREEN)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      TURF (ORANGE)
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Bull Frog Lake Campground Multitrack
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Dynamite Connector
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Wolf Road Connector
      Palos Forest Preserve

      Cook County Mountain Bike Routes

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      Fast Gravel Grinder
      Palos Forest Preserve
      29 miles
      8 Mile Fast Ride
      Palos Forest Preserve
      8 miles
      Do it all 15 miler
      Palos Forest Preserve
      15 miles
      Palos with Canal Loop
      Palos Forest Preserve
      15 miles
      If You Were East Coast: Shook One Part 1
      Palos Forest Preserve
      8 miles
      Meltdown 2022 Pathetic Attempt CH
      Palos Forest Preserve
      7 miles
      Palos Outer Loop
      Palos Forest Preserve
      14 miles
      When the East is in the House: Shook Ones Part: Two
      Palos Forest Preserve
      12 miles
      Just Like Old Times
      Palos Forest Preserve
      20 miles
      Palos-WSW 20M
      Palos Forest Preserve
      19 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 72 rides
      Past Week
      • 296 rides

      Photos of Cook County Mountain Bike

      6 |
      Dec 9, 2023 @ 6:05am
      Dec 9, 2023
      33 |
      Nov 17, 2023 @ 11:37am
      Nov 17, 2023
      25 |
      Nov 6, 2023 @ 2:47pm
      Nov 6, 2023
      25 |
      Nov 6, 2023 @ 2:47pm
      Nov 6, 2023
      31 |
      Nov 6, 2023 @ 2:47pm
      Nov 6, 2023
      23 |
      Nov 6, 2023 @ 2:46pm
      Nov 6, 2023
      27 |
      Nov 6, 2023 @ 2:46pm
      Nov 6, 2023
      17 |
      Oct 7, 2023 @ 5:56am
      Oct 7, 2023

      Videos of Cook County Mountain Bike

      Small green jump line
      11 | Oct 18, 2023
      The Painted Quarry
      trail: XX (RED)
      16 | Sep 18, 2023
      Krampus
      33 | Sep 18, 2023
      Jump Line at Big Marsh
      100 | Jun 13, 2023
      5 ft Vert, 6 ft Hor, both feet off.
      177 | May 28, 2022
      Palos
      | Dec 7, 2020
      Northrock xc27
      3:12 | 38 | Aug 19, 2020
      Okay
      0:20 | | Jul 18, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      gramsikaddreportactivity #51173112 and 1 more
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 9:39am
      17 hours
      nbarnishaddrouteactivity #51169530
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 7:33am
      19 hours
      nbarnishupdatetrailactivity #51167920 and 25 more
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 6:37am
      20 hours
      DaviddeRX5Xaddreportactivity #51131937 and 3 more
      Apr 13, 2024 @ 2:07pm
      2 days
      MarioSalernowishlisttrailactivity #51073448
      Apr 12, 2024 @ 6:29am
      3 days

      Recent Comments

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      MarekKPOoVJtrailResurrection (TAN)funna ride tomorow better be good and horsy poop
      Dec 7, 2023 @ 11:08am
      Dec 7, 2023
      IllanoiseMTBertrailResurrection (TAN)So sick
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 7:27pm
      Nov 18, 2023
      tuskenraidertrailResurrection (TAN)Horsey poop, it is now officially dedicated.
      Nov 13, 2023 @ 7:51am
      Nov 13, 2023
      kmk2199trailPoplar Creek Brown TrailShould be rated as green, not even close to a blue
      Nov 5, 2023 @ 12:03pm
      Nov 5, 2023
      crankenstein-KoStrailYellow Trail9 days is a long time for a current report.
      Oct 22, 2023 @ 5:40am
      Oct 22, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,783635 miles11,601 ft152 miles318 ft
      39311,5611855,777
      E-Bike1,467477 miles6,493 ft101 miles318 ft
      1,4051416
      Horse14695 miles3,068 ft30 miles253 ft
      86117
      Hike2,020683 miles12,520 ft160 miles318 ft
      711,54831,190
      Trail Running1,954666 miles12,133 ft157 miles318 ft
      11,54731,246
      Observed Trials11,309 ft203 ft3 ft
      3195
      Snowshoe15766 miles2,503 ft19 miles164 ft
      43519
      Downhill Ski11,266 ft7 ft472 ft7 ft
      312
      Backcountry Ski63 miles226 ft1 mile95 ft
      4016
      Nordic Ski719317 miles7,490 ft85 miles305 ft
      22675
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