Skokie Valley Bikeway is a 9.5 mile point-to-point trail located near Lake Bluff, Illinois and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
My family and I ride this trail often and have been for many years. It is very scenic and offers a lot of shade through the forest preserve if you go on a hot day. You do have to cross several streets, but overall, not too bad.