Rollins Savanna Loop Trail

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Rollins Savanna Loop Trail is a 5.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Grayslake, 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.

DISTANCE
5.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
59 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

cross country skiing

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

Rollins Savanna is one of Lake County's largest forest preserves with 1,220 uninterrupted acres. Scattered groves of large oaks, wide-open prairies teeming with wildflowers and native grasses, and abundant wetlands offer the perfect setting for grassland birds and other wildlife. A 5.5-mile trail with bridges and boardwalks encircles the site. This multi-use trail is open for hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing and nature and wildlife observation. This preserve also offers a native seed nursery, parking, toilets, drinking fountain and a bridge crossing over Mill Creek. Snowmobiles can parallel a small section of the trail as they pass through the preserve.

16 days ago

I love this trail! It’s a beautiful spot that has open views and lush vegetation. Bring my dog here all the time.

1 month ago

Very scenic and connects to Millennium Trail. One of my favorites!

2 months ago

Nice easy trail to train for a 5K (if you don’t do the small loop at the creek). It does have a tendency to flood if there are heavy rains. I wound up running with fish one time (totally misjudged the amount of water on the trail).

Currently, it’s my favorite trail to run.

2 months ago

Love this trail for biking.

2 months ago

Nice easy trail for a long walk

Friday, June 30, 2017

It was a very simple nice trail and everyone there was very nice.

Sunday, June 04, 2017

great trail for running and biking.

walking
Sunday, March 19, 2017

Nice and easy hike. Flat terrain and very simple to follow with great signs giving directions. I love seeing the natural landscapes of Illinois. Even with the little bit of snow left it was very relaxing. There were some ducks, swans, and cranes out already (this is in March 2017). I can't wait to go back later in the spring when there are more flowers and animals out! I imagine it's going to be beautiful.

walking
Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Walked, ran, and snowshoed this loop. Beautiful prairie, oak savanna, and wetland habitat with great wildlife viewing. My most frequented trail.

mountain biking
Saturday, August 06, 2016

Close to home, nice clean trail, easy for younger kids to bike and not get too tired! Bathrooms and picnic table area is a plus!

hiking
Saturday, April 16, 2016

Good long walk. Saw some deer.

trail running
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Simple. Quiet. Tranquil.

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Saturday, July 08, 2017

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