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      Region Details
      • 9,971
      • 66
      • 1,298
      • 391
      • 57
      • 1
      • 1

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      17,032
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11,787
      Trails E-Bike
      7,336
      Trails Horse
      2,812
      Trails Hike
      17,025
      Trails Trail Running
      14,212
      Trails Observed Trials
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowmobile
      322
      Trails Snowshoe
      1,873
      Trails Downhill Ski
      4
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      9
      Trails Nordic Ski
      5,071
      Total Distance
      7,288 miles
      Total Descent
      287,923 ft
      Total Vertical
      904 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,225 ft
      Reports
      37,993
      Photos
      1,666
      Ridden Counter
      117,081
      Sub Regions

      Popular Illinois 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
      Silo Hill
      Raceway Woods Forest Preserve
      Little Monza
      Raceway Woods Forest Preserve
      Meadowdale
      Raceway Woods Forest Preserve
      TURF (ORANGE)
      Palos Forest Preserve

      Illinois Mountain Bike Routes

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      Toto Loop
      Kinsey Park
      2 miles
      PAMBA MOD 2022 - Kinsey Park
      Kinsey Park
      8 miles
      Kinsey Endurance Challenge 2024 3 hour course
      Kinsey Park
      5 miles
      PAMBA MOD 2022 - Fort Creve Coeur
      Fort Creve Coeur
      3 miles
      Kinsey Endurance Challenge 2024 12 & 6 hour route
      Kinsey Park
      11 miles
      FARMDALE BEGINNER LOOP 2021
      Farmdale Reservoir
      7 miles
      MudslingersEC SWK Long Loop
      Saw Wee Kee Park
      9 miles
      Whole Enchilada
      Wildlife Prairie Park
      9 miles
      Fay Pickering Memorial Trails Ride
      Fay Pickering Memorial Trails @ Mill Creek Park
      12 miles
      Dirksen full route from archery range
      Everett McKinley Dirksen Park
      7 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 73 rides
      Yesterday
      • 154 rides
      Past Week
      • 1,301 rides

      Photos of Illinois Mountain Bike

      18 |
      Oct 7, 2023 @ 5:56am
      Oct 7, 2023
      39 |
      Aug 25, 2023 @ 6:49am
      Aug 25, 2023
      83 |
      Feb 22, 2023 @ 7:47pm
      Feb 22, 2023
      136 |
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 11:01pm
      Jul 10, 2021
      514 |
      Jul 28, 2020 @ 3:08pm
      Jul 28, 2020
      292 |
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 10:35am
      Jun 23, 2020
      326 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 6:44pm
      May 24, 2020
      trail: Big Kahuna
      1,358 |
      Jun 20, 2010 @ 12:24am
      Jun 20, 2010

      Videos of Illinois Mountain Bike

      featured KMBC 2019
      2:10 | 130 | Jul 1, 2020
      featured Kickapoo Super D Train 2017
      2:05 | 292 | Aug 22, 2017
      Small green jump line
      16 | Oct 18, 2023
      The Painted Quarry
      trail: XX (RED)
      18 | Sep 18, 2023
      Krampus
      38 | Sep 18, 2023
      Drop Save
      36 | Aug 1, 2023
      Jump Line at Big Marsh
      108 | Jun 13, 2023
      Trail 5 Teeter Totter
      trail: Trail 5
      38 | Jun 28, 2022

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes

      Activity Feed

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      PPMTBikeraddreportactivity #54520827 and 10 more
      Jun 22, 2024 @ 11:02am
      2 hours
      TatumapkFOFwishlistregionactivity #54519888
      Jun 22, 2024 @ 10:37am
      3 hours
      Davidgoelzcommenttrailactivity #54511900
      Jun 22, 2024 @ 7:23am
      6 hours
      JaimebQR7nwishlistrouteactivity #54511311
      Jun 22, 2024 @ 7:10am
      6 hours
      nachoantonacciaddreportactivity #54511150
      Jun 22, 2024 @ 7:07am
      6 hours

      Recent Comments

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      DavidgoelztrailTrail 1AThis was such a great trail for all riders....
      Jun 22, 2024 @ 7:23am
      6 hours
      JcoyoungtrailStonehouse (BLACK)Hi, @RonWF , this is an unmaintained hiking...
      Jun 21, 2024 @ 12:29pm
      1 day
      DNANODtrailBrown TrailNice ride thru short trees/bush on the...
      Jun 8, 2024 @ 11:44am
      Jun 8, 2024
      AdamiqBTS5reportJubilee State ParkWe
      May 28, 2024 @ 12:43pm
      May 28, 2024
      denachoreportTrail 6Oops yes 5/25. Me and my fat fingers. And the...
      May 23, 2024 @ 10:04am
      May 23, 2024

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike11,7845,321 miles173,120 ft1,623 mile715 ft
      #361,59037,887101191,520
      E-Bike7,3362,903 miles61,729 ft788 miles689 ft
      #398,797131,478
      Horse2,8121,775 mile112,451 ft682 miles699 ft
      #162,908344
      Hike17,0117,186 miles284,400 ft2,257 miles906 ft
      #365334,5261027,840
      Trail Running14,2126,104 miles216,198 ft1,863 mile719 ft
      #361134,207256,360
      Observed Trials21,578 ft266 ft69 ft
      23208
      ATV/ORV/OHV32 miles112 ft4,180 ft151 ft
      32,16660
      Snowmobile322287 miles3,924 ft72 miles604 ft
      #422672
      Snowshoe1,873758 miles20,804 ft216 miles620 ft
      #155151123
      Downhill Ski49 miles39 ft3,425 ft75 ft
      268133
      Backcountry Ski912 miles259 ft2 miles95 ft
      #1343150
      Nordic Ski5,0711,773 mile52,976 ft499 miles650 ft
      #10531326
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