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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
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      Open on Nov 3, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,489
      State Ranking
      #10
      Trails (view details)
      62
      Trails Mountain Bike
      62
      Trails Hike
      62
      Trails Trail Running
      62
      Total Distance
      81 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      35 miles
      Total Descent
      6,581 ft
      Total Vertical
      164 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      746 ft
      Reports
      57
      Photos
      40
      Ridden Counter
      1,192
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Palos Hills Mountain Bike

      4 |
      Nov 8, 2018 @ 8:39pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      Cemetery Hill Access
      2 |
      Nov 8, 2018 @ 8:38pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      Cemetery Hill Access
      trail: Yellow Trail
      4 |
      Nov 8, 2018 @ 8:33pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      Yellow Trail, My City
      trail: Yellow Trail
      4 |
      Nov 8, 2018 @ 8:32pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      Yellow Trail, My City
      more photos »

      Videos of Palos Hills Mountain Bike

      Not giving up on mountain biking yet
      1:00 | 125 | Jul 3, 2017
      Local Trails IV - Chicago Snow
      3:34 | 164 | Mar 15, 2017
      Burrito Hill
      0:39 | 17 | Dec 13, 2016
      Psycho Path Palos 2016
      3:14 | 54 | Oct 15, 2016
      more videos »

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #305463PowerPantztrailThe Out & Back (Lobster)This trail is called “Stonehouse”
      Sep 1, 2018 @ 2:39pm
      Sep 1, 2018
      user #941161lml427trailCampgroundThis is not called "Ugly Pants". It is the...
      Aug 13, 2018 @ 5:27am
      Aug 13, 2018
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      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1540304WillmarquardtaddridelogDec 8, 2018 ride log and 2 more
      Dec 14, 2018 @ 4:06am
      Dec 14, 2018
      user #1332181jcurry3141addridelogDec 11, 2018 ride log
      Dec 11, 2018 @ 9:01am
      Dec 11, 2018
      user #1590466JohnnyDownaddridelogDec 9, 2018 ride log
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 1:48pm
      Dec 9, 2018
      user #1332181jcurry3141addridelogDec 9, 2018 ride log
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 9:07am
      Dec 9, 2018
      user #1590466JohnnyDownaddridelogDec 8, 2018 ride log
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 11:57am
      Dec 8, 2018
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