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Chicago Outerbelt Route is a 220 mile loop trail located near Chicago, Illinois that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Distance: 220.0 miles Elevation Gain: 3,874 feet Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

running

partially paved

views

city walk

hiking
off trail
20 days ago

Walked from Sunset Bridge Meadow to Dean Nature Sanctuary. The AllTrails trail north of Thatcher Woods Pavilion leads off-trail across the forest. Would be better to use one of the existing trails on east or west side. There is no entrance to Forest Home Cemetery by Harvard/Taylor St., need to use main entrance by Polk St. Cemetery gates close at 4 pm. There is no Roosevelt Rd crossing at 1st Ave. nor 1st Ave crossing at Cermak or 1st Ave Cutoff and rail tracks south of Miller Meadow. Certain sections of trail are for foot traffic only - horses and bicycles prohibited.

hiking
11 days ago

hiking
5 months ago

road biking
5 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
Sun Sep 30 2018

mountain biking
Sat Jul 14 2018

mountain biking
Sat Jul 14 2018

Sat Jun 30 2012

Sat Jun 16 2012