Hastings Lake Loop is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lake Villa, Illinois that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
cross country skiing
Four miles of paved and gravel trails wind through open fields, woodlands of stately trees, and wetlands. Trails here are open to bicycling, hiking and cross-country skiing, and in-line skating on the paved trail. Horses and snowmobiles are not permitted. http://www.lcfpd.org/assets/1/7/HastingsLak Open fields and meadows, woodlands of stately trees, and wetlands create a scenic natural environment. The 80-acre lake features 12,000 feet of shoreline. Bluegill, largemouth bass, carp, and other species can be found in the lake.
Excellent trail. Perfect for Road Bicycle & Mountain Bike. It's a 2 miles trail. Also beautiful lake view. My ideal place for practicing 1/2 marathon race.
Also there's a picnic shelter that can be reserved for summer party.