Trails in Illinois

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Burnham Greenway

This trail runs along a former railroad corridor that ran between Lansing, IL and Chicago. Currently, the trail has two completely segments that are not connected. Only the northern section is being described here. This trail ends (if you are traveling south to north) near Lake Michigan and Calumet Park although it is not directly …

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Fox River Trail

A popular Illinois rail-trail, the Fox River Trail is dotted with small towns and many opportunities to visit local cafes, bike shops and souvenir stores. The trail is rather crowded on weekends and even gets pretty steady use on weekdays. Despite the heavy traffic, bird-viewing opportunities abound including frequent sitings of eagles, woodpeckers & herons. …

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