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      This intermediate trail system is contained within the boundaries of Mill Creek Park near Marshall, IL. It is about a 20 minute drive from I-70. It's definitely worth a stop if you're driving through the area! The trailhead is located near the dam. There is also a restroom and pavilion at the trailhead.

      From the trailhead, follow Trail B. Trail B ranges anywhere from easy to difficult depending how it is ridden. There are a couple of long and steep climbs (for Illinois) on the east side of this loop. If this trail is ridden as an out and back to these climbs, then this trail can be considered beginner/intermediate. Ridden as a complete loop, this trail deserves an intermediate/difficult rating. About a mile from the TH, bear off onto Trail C.

      Trail C is an intermediate trail that winds through old growth forests alongside Mill Creek Lake. Sections of this trail are bench cut into the sides of steep hills that provide amazing views of the lake...along with some fantastic riding. Upon completing the loop, bear right back onto Trail B and complete the unfinished portion of that loop. You'll wind up back at the TH with the option of completing Trail A which is primarily an intermediate trail; however, a the climbs and technical features puts this trail somewhere between intermediate/difficult.

      Trail A is a short one mile loop that really represents what the rest of the trail system has to offer. There are a couple of short yet challenging climbs, along with a couple of technical switchbacks on the south edge of this trail.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Pavilion at Hammer Road entrance
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      Trails
      5
      Total Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      1,983 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      747 ft
      Total Vertical
      184 ft
      Reports
      12
      Photos
      14
      Ridden Counter
      12

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