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Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 1 week
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  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      625
      Trails Mountain Bike
      601
      Trails E-Bike
      45
      Trails Hike
      619
      Trails Trail Running
      603
      Trails Horse
      38
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Trails Snowmobile
      2
      Trails Snowshoe
      45
      Trails Nordic Ski
      42
      Total Distance
      858 miles
      Total Descent
      56,249 ft
      Total Vertical
      757 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,109 ft
      Reports
      12,328
      Photos
      702
      Ridden Counter
      35,908
      Sub Regions

      Popular Illinois Mountain Biking Trails

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      Bullwhip
      Palos Forest Preserve
      3 Ravines
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Hickory Smoked
      Palos Forest Preserve
      One Day
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Gravity Cavity
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Maple Lake East
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Psycho Path
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Stonehouse
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Cemetery Hill Loop
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Grass HIll
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Campground Trail
      Palos Forest Preserve
      TURF
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Little Monza
      Meadowdale Raceway Woods
      Corkscrew
      Meadowdale Raceway Woods
      Silo Hill
      Meadowdale Raceway Woods

      Illinois Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      South Side Loop
      Farmdale Reservoir
      7 miles
      Toto Loop
      Kinsey Park
      2 miles
      If You Were East Coast: Shook One Part 1
      Palos Forest Preserve
      8 miles
      When the East is in the House: Shook Ones Part: Two
      Palos Forest Preserve
      12 miles
      Figure 8 loop
      Independence Park
      10 miles
      Fay Pickering Memorial Trails Ride
      Fay Pickering Memorial Trails
      12 miles
      MudslingersEC SWK Long Loop
      Saw Wee Kee Park
      9 miles
      Everything Kinsey
      Kinsey Park
      7 miles
      8 Mile Fast Ride
      Palos Forest Preserve
      8 miles
      Dirksen full route from archery range
      Dirksen Park
      7 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 51 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 63 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 644 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance

      Photos of Illinois Mountain Bike

      trail: Little Monza
      3 |
      May 11, 2021 @ 7:49am
      9 hours
      4 |
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 8:58am
      Apr 29, 2021
      7 |
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 8:56am
      Apr 29, 2021
      5 |
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 4:53am
      Apr 28, 2021
      3 |
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 4:52am
      Apr 28, 2021
      97 |
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 10:35am
      Jun 23, 2020
      239 |
      Jul 11, 2017 @ 4:13pm
      Jul 11, 2017
      381 |
      Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:50am
      Dec 16, 2015
      | 2 comments

      Videos of Illinois Mountain Bike

      featured KMBC 2019
      2:10 | 78 | Jul 1, 2020
      featured Kickapoo Super D Train 2017
      trail: Trail 5
      2:05 | 169 | Aug 22, 2017
      Merry Christmas
      trail: Dominator
      9 | Dec 25, 2020
      Palos
      | Dec 7, 2020
      Tony's front tire belches and puts him on the...
      0:20 | 177 | Aug 29, 2020
      Northrock xc27
      3:12 | 25 | Aug 19, 2020
      Okay
      0:20 | | Jul 18, 2020
      MTB Trails in Galesburg, Illinois?
      2:19 | 321 | Jan 13, 2018

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1622495theothernorthshorelikedirectoryLoose Riders Chicago
      May 11, 2021 @ 8:59am
      8 hours
      user #773897yoitsrobjaddphotoRob Jurewicz at Little Monza in Chicago, Illinois, United States
      May 11, 2021 @ 7:50am
      9 hours
      user #1086134Jcoyoungaddreport3 Ravines and 40 more
      May 11, 2021 @ 6:47am
      10 hours
      user #1086134JcoyoungaddvideoXX, XX Extension, and Bloodshed Trails | Palos Mountain Bike Trails
      May 11, 2021 @ 6:45am
      10 hours
      user #1333838NcoultervotetrailTech Drop In
      May 9, 2021 @ 9:24am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #2690140MarlinMan7trailDundee Dirt JumpsBetter directions: go wherever you want to...
      May 5, 2021 @ 7:45am
      May 5, 2021
      user #2690140MarlinMan7trailDundee Dirt JumpsTrail condition is perfect, people must-have...
      May 5, 2021 @ 7:39am
      May 5, 2021
      user #2690140MarlinMan7trailDundee Dirt JumpsI will probably be here this wendsday morning...
      May 4, 2021 @ 12:38pm
      May 4, 2021
      user #2690140MarlinMan7trailKessington CenterOkay just letting everyone know this is just a...
      May 4, 2021 @ 12:33pm
      May 4, 2021
      user #1205564aunt-jamimatrailDundee Dirt JumpsA friend and I used to maintain these jumps...
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 6:15am
      Apr 29, 2021

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Bison Pump Trackskill parkPeoria
      Farmdale Skill Parkskill parkPeoria
      Salt Creek dirtjumpsskill parkVilla Park
      The Garden Dirt Jumpsskill parkChicago

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike601843 miles53,274 ft324 miles745 ft
      #3966912,2404264,375
      E-Bike4577 miles4,137 ft25 miles541 ft
      #363,420103
      Hike619853 miles55,502 ft328 miles758 ft
      #383312,10431,912
      Trail Running603849 miles54,698 ft327 miles745 ft
      #3812,1064314
      Horse3880 miles4,140 ft30 miles463 ft
      #131,6002
      Dirtbike/Moto146 miles607 ft15 miles259 ft
      1,5394
      ATV/ORV/OHV265 miles919 ft23 miles325 ft
      1,53923
      Snowmobile265 miles919 ft23 miles325 ft
      Snowshoe4594 miles4,865 ft35 miles463 ft
      #147969
      Nordic Ski4291 miles4,547 ft33 miles463 ft
      #862136
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