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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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 Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
      • 15
      • 8
      • 18
      • 16
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of Nov 23, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      CAMBr
      (cambr.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #604
      State Ranking
      #2
      Trails (view details)
      62
      Trails Mountain Bike
      62
      Trails Hike
      62
      Trails Trail Running
      62
      Total Distance
      81 miles
      Total Descent
      6,581 ft
      Total Vertical
      164 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      746 ft
      Reports
      93
      Photos
      44
      Ridden Counter
      3,034
      Sub Regions

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Palos Hills Mountain Bike

      18 |
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 3:03pm
      Oct 20, 2019
      23 |
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 8:50am
      Oct 12, 2019
      trail: Blue Loop
      42 |
      Jun 27, 2019 @ 8:58am
      Jun 27, 2019
      trail: Blue Trail
      93 |
      Jun 27, 2019 @ 8:51am
      Jun 27, 2019

      Videos of Palos Hills Mountain Bike

      Not giving up on mountain biking yet
      1:00 | 176 | Jul 3, 2017
      Local Trails IV - Chicago Snow
      3:34 | 181 | Mar 15, 2017
      Burrito Hill
      0:39 | 24 | Dec 13, 2016
      Psycho Path Palos 2016
      3:14 | 116 | Oct 15, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #997178prusekaddreportMaple Lake East and 6 more
      Nov 23, 2019 @ 6:19pm
      Nov 23, 2019
      user #1363886jeffmeunieraddreportOne Day and 1 more
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 4:43pm
      Oct 20, 2019
      user #1961773evanscamehornaddphoto in My City
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 3:03pm
      Oct 20, 2019
      user #1958514Strombolivotetrail3 Ravines
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 6:28pm
      Oct 17, 2019
      user #1958514StromboliwishlisttrailXX Extension and 32 more
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 6:28pm
      Oct 17, 2019

      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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