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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

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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 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
      The Sag Valley Trail System features over 20 miles of unpaved trails. The centerpiece is an 8.1 mile trail loop that winds its way past the Swallow Cliff Stairs and through Cap Sauers Nature Preserve, taking visitors to the point furthest from a road in all of Cook County.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Swallow Cliff Woods - North google parking directions
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,491
      State Ranking
      #14
      Trails (view details)
      6
      Trails Mountain Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      6
      Trails Trail Running
      6
      Total Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      837 ft
      Total Vertical
      155 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      737 ft
      Photos
      4
      Ridden Counter
      11

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      Photos of Sag Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Yellow Trail
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      Nov 8, 2018 @ 8:33pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      Yellow Trail, My City
      trail: Yellow Trail
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      Nov 8, 2018 @ 8:32pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      Yellow Trail, My City
      trail: Yellow Trail
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      Nov 8, 2018 @ 8:32pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      Yellow Trail, My City
      trail: Yellow Trail
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      Jul 4, 2017 @ 1:12pm
      Jul 4, 2017
      Yellow Trail, Palos Hills
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1654990Marcysiaaddphoto in My City and 2 more
      Nov 8, 2018 @ 8:32pm
      Nov 8, 2018
      user #1627829KyleoehrleinaddridelogOct 21, 2018 ride log
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 2:16pm
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      Oct 21, 2018 @ 11:53am
      Oct 21, 2018
      user #788625toddaddpoiSwallow Cliff Woods - North and 4 more
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 7:34am
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      user #788625toddaddtrailSag Valley Brown and 4 more
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 7:26am
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      Nearby Areas

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      Thatcher Woods 115.2 km
      Big Marsh18.5 km
      Deer Grove Forest Preserve 434.1 km
      Andres Bike Park 3 2 237.5 km
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