Shabbona Lake Loop Trail is a 5.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Shabbona, Illinois that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
I believe the trail map says it just about 5 miles. About half mowed and half dirt. There are a few large stretched out in the prairie/sun. Then parts where you go in and out of the woods. You get many great views of the lake and a handful of very small areas to shore fish from.