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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Ideal
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Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
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Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 1 week
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  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • 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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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Region Details
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      • 40
      • 1

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      817
      Trails Mountain Bike
      760
      Trails E-Bike
      77
      Trails Hike
      806
      Trails Trail Running
      788
      Trails Horse
      43
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Trails Snowmobile
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      54
      Trails Nordic Ski
      47
      Total Distance
      1,338 mile
      Total Descent
      60,613 ft
      Total Vertical
      757 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,109 ft
      Reports
      19,579
      Photos
      893
      Ridden Counter
      50,946
      Sub Regions

      Popular Illinois Mountain Biking Trails

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      Bullwhip
      Palos Forest Preserve
      3 Ravines
      Palos Forest Preserve
      One Day
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Gravity Cavity
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Hickory Smoked
      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
      Little Monza
      Meadowdale Raceway Woods
      TURF
      Palos Forest Preserve
      Corkscrew
      Meadowdale Raceway Woods
      Silo Hill
      Meadowdale Raceway Woods

      Illinois Mountain Bike Routes

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      Toto Loop
      Kinsey Park
      2 miles
      FARMDALE BEGINNER LOOP 2021
      Farmdale Reservoir
      7 miles
      South Side Loop
      Farmdale Reservoir
      7 miles
      Palos with Canal Loop
      Palos Forest Preserve
      15 miles
      PAMBA MOD - Kinsey Park route
      Kinsey Park
      7 miles
      Figure 8 loop
      Independence Park
      10 miles
      If You Were East Coast: Shook One Part 1
      Palos Forest Preserve
      8 miles
      8 Mile Fast Ride
      Palos Forest Preserve
      8 miles
      Everything Kinsey
      Kinsey Park
      7 miles
      When the East is in the House: Shook Ones Part: Two
      Palos Forest Preserve
      12 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 7 rides
      Yesterday
      • 72 rides
      Past Week
      • 375 rides

      Photos of Illinois Mountain Bike

      1 |
      May 22, 2022 @ 1:51pm
      22 hours
      1 |
      May 22, 2022 @ 1:50pm
      22 hours
      2 |
      May 22, 2022 @ 1:50pm
      22 hours
      1 |
      May 17, 2022 @ 1:15pm
      May 17, 2022
      5 |
      May 15, 2022 @ 8:19pm
      May 15, 2022
      1 |
      May 1, 2022 @ 4:07pm
      May 1, 2022
      175 |
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 10:35am
      Jun 23, 2020
      434 |
      Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:50am
      Dec 16, 2015
      | 2 comments

      Videos of Illinois Mountain Bike

      featured KMBC 2019
      2:10 | 101 | Jul 1, 2020
      featured Kickapoo Super D Train 2017
      trail: Trail 5
      2:05 | 218 | Aug 22, 2017
      Merry Christmas
      trail: Dominator
      17 | Dec 25, 2020
      Palos
      | Dec 7, 2020
      Tony's front tire belches and puts him on the...
      0:20 | 214 | Aug 29, 2020
      Northrock xc27
      3:12 | 28 | Aug 19, 2020
      Okay
      0:20 | | Jul 18, 2020
      MTB Trails in Galesburg, Illinois?
      2:19 | 342 | Jan 13, 2018

      Activity Feed

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      user #3042703caandersonlikedirectoryRockford Area Mountain Biking Alliance
      May 23, 2022 @ 10:31am
      1 hours
      user #3042703caandersondifficultyvotetrailRC Classic
      May 23, 2022 @ 10:31am
      1 hours
      user #1547985agibbs187addreportWhite Room West and 1 more
      May 22, 2022 @ 8:03pm
      16 hours
      user #2726414Nursing8383wishlistregionPalos Forest Preserve
      May 22, 2022 @ 6:38pm
      17 hours
      user #1953780accarpenriddenrouteUnofficial Palos Meltdown 2020 (Social Distance Edition)
      May 22, 2022 @ 2:58pm
      21 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1419073BrianCorkyreport3 RavinesHow wet was it?
      May 10, 2022 @ 3:24pm
      May 10, 2022
      user #2833212crocysontrailWauponsee Glacial TrailThe first five miles, from the southern tip,...
      May 1, 2022 @ 4:00pm
      May 1, 2022
      user #1331032WhatajohnnytrailHorse Overlookthis trail is a perfect candidate for a wooden...
      Apr 20, 2022 @ 8:06am
      Apr 20, 2022
      user #808260steveschwasstrailHo Chi MinhA shorter, more fun (imo) and challenging...
      Mar 11, 2022 @ 4:50am
      Mar 11, 2022
      user #1821240JccordereportRavineAlso, controlled burn on the south eastern...
      Jan 17, 2022 @ 3:43pm
      Jan 17, 2022

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7601,306 mile56,867 ft453 miles745 ft
      #4085919,4465297,762
      E-Bike77335 miles6,719 ft89 miles594 ft
      #374,508195
      Hike8061,330 mile59,708 ft462 miles758 ft
      #373318,21543,081
      Trail Running7881,326 mile58,904 ft460 miles745 ft
      #3718,2166721
      Horse43174 miles4,272 ft45 miles577 ft
      #161,65927
      Dirtbike/Moto146 miles607 ft15 miles259 ft
      #461,5489
      ATV/ORV/OHV265 miles919 ft23 miles325 ft
      #171,54836
      Snowmobile5158 miles1,394 ft39 miles643 ft
      #1121
      Snowshoe54192 miles5,410 ft52 miles577 ft
      #1511094
      Nordic Ski4795 miles4,455 ft35 miles463 ft
      #1291238
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