Des Plaines River Trail

EASY 35 reviews

Des Plaines River Trail is a 10.6 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Oak Park, Illinois that features a river 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.

DISTANCE
10.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
187 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

Parking available at Schiller Woods South Picnic Grove

mountain biking
1 month ago

Tried today starting from the Elmwood Park edge. The trail is flooded. Giving 4 starts because the half mile I was able to ride are very promising.

hiking
2 months ago

It rained for a few days. So the trails are flooded!! I tried to maneuver around it, no luck. I also was getting eatten alive out there!. ill be back when it clears up.

2 months ago

flooded

11 months ago

I live near here and walk this trail all the time. It's not too busy and convenient. Tons of poison ivy and ticks if you go off Trail so safest to stay on the dirt/crushed rock. At times of heavy rain parts of the trail can flood making in impassable in certain sections. Local High Schools us the trail for cross country training so be prepared for larger groups in the mid- to late-afternoon in the fall. Never gets really crowded though.

walking
Friday, February 12, 2016

Yes! I love the animals that live here.

road biking
Sunday, November 29, 2015

Nice overview of OP

hiking
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recorded Des Plaines River Trail

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7 months ago

recorded River Trail

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10 months ago

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