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Big Bear and Little Bear Lake Loop

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Century Park

Big Bear and Little Bear Lake Loop is a 1.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Vernon Hills, Illinois that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, trail running, and road biking and is best used from April until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.7 mi Elevation gain 22 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Wheelchair friendly

Kid friendly

Stroller friendly

Road biking

Walking

Running

Lake

Partially paved

Views

No shade

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Recordings (23)
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Jenna Bill
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Lovely, paved trail around 2 lakes. There’s very little shade, but beautiful landscape. A bit noisy by the street. The dogs loved being able to get in the water!

David and Nicole McGuire
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Hiking

Great trail for an easy walk. Paved, a few really cute bridges and lots of nice trees.

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Hiking

Great trail. Kids can use their scooters. Love how varied it is with elevations, bridges, curved paths. The kids enjoyed watching the ducks and geese, ‚reading‘ the signs about wildlife and fish. A really nice place for a walk

Joel Ohrlund
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Hiking

Nice paved leisurely path around the lakes. Great for jogging bikes or dog walking.

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Denise Lobb
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Easy with great water view

Marc Sing
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Close and convenient. Multiple course options

Alek Kali
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Running

Great paths to run or walk on, especially at night it's very scenic. Biking is good when it is not busy but after 4pm most days biking can be difficult between people walking, running, and walking their dogs. If you are looking for a challenge run up and down big bear hill! Very exhausting workout! lots of physical exercise equipment throughout the park and activities like volleyball, two different basketball courts, cricket field, and multiple baseball fields. Big Bear Hill is great in the winter for sledding.

Lisa McHale
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Paved path. Lots of picnic tables. Pretty lake.

Patrick Antos
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Not a difficult trail paved paths

Tess Zimmerman
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Walking

Easy to do fun to run on.

Laura Olarte
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Walking

This is a nice trail located across from several office buildings, which is a great getaway from your desk.

Craig Amedeo
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Wendy Levy
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Ashleigh May
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Benjamin Winer
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Benjamin Winer
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Elizabeth Hartman
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Desirae Nelms
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Paul Richardson
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Brittany Hurley
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Tena Baer
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Olga Carlson
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Chaitrali D.
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Sara Nuñez
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Jean-Marie Carroll
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Raven Gardiner
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Kendra Karwacki
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Tanja Hillard
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Brent Gossett
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Erik Kivi
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