awesomeness!!! i underestimated the difficulty level on it!
its definitely a workout!

fishing
1 month ago

hiking
3 months ago

great trails. not much heavy traffic. 4 year old loved it. wear the right shoes pretty rocky for this area in IL.

hiking
3 months ago

I have hiked sort of casually in the past and this summer did the longer option at Starved Rock and some local other trails....this one we went to because of the "moderate to high" difficulty. It made all other trails look like a cake walk. The workout difficulty was great---nice and painful-- possibility of danger made it more fun. We did not anticipate the mosquitoes (see...hiking nube) so I didnt bring bug spray. We could not stop to catch our breath for more than 20-30 seconds without being attacked so we had to keep moving pretty fast. We sort of jogged up the hills and were careful coming down---cause in this place if you get hurt...you are screwed. If it weren't for the darn flying boodsuckers, this was a fantastic beautiful forest hike. I'll go in the cooler months or with a bath in deet next time.

Great trails, interesting, lots of nice hills, lakes, bogs, narrow rocky paths-Very Difficult to find your way out, make sure you cell phone is charged!

hiking
6 months ago

great trail with perfect tall trees for hot days, low traffic, bring bug spray

hiking
6 months ago

Love this trail for hiking and mountain biking. For hiking, it is awesome with lots of ups and downs and loose rock and roots (also why it is a challenging but fun mountain bike trail). I love the workout created by the short hills and being in the woods 90% of the time. It does get buggy. Also, there are horses and bikers sharing the trail.

This is not a hiking trail this is a serious mountain bike trail is not for beginners

Great hiking trail! Challenging and very scenic!

If you don't mind hiking up and down and all around, then this place is a hidden gem for you! Super beautiful place

mountain biking
7 months ago

This trial is great for getting into mtn biking and just have a good day with the guys

hiking
8 months ago

Super raw

hiking
8 months ago

Difficult trail. Great for hiking and biking. Not a lot of parking. No facilities on site.

hiking
10 months ago

Went right after a snow. Not a pleasing hike with up and down hills most of the way. It was a great workout, but not for enjoyment because of the slipping and sliding. I liked the quiet and making boot prints in the snow.

hiking
1 year ago

Very hilly. Not very scenic in the early winter time but very good if you're looking for a workout. Trails were marked well but kept intersecting and overlapping each other so it was difficult to keep track of where you were. Definitely will try it again in the spring.m, especially now that I'm aware of the trail layout.

walking
1 year ago

The green trail is very narrow and had to wait for some bikes to passn It is also very hilly. It was a nice walk and the dogs loved it.

on Saw Wee Kee Trail

mountain biking
1 year ago

One of the best MTB trails within driving distance of Chicago.

on Saw Wee Kee Trail

trail running
2 years ago

Felt like a kid again running all the ups, downs, twists and turns. Trails are not marked particularly well, but it's not very large so getting lost just means a bit of extra walking (or riding).

I really love this place twice a week ive been coming.