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Best trails in Wheaton

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Looking for a great trail near Wheaton, Illinois? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Silver Springs State Park or James "Pate" Philip State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve or Fullersburg County Forest Preserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Wheaton ranging from 1.1 to 13.7 miles and from 728 to 790 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Wheaton
Top trails (6)
#1 - St James Farm Trail
St. James Farm
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
St James Farm Trail is a 4.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wheaton, Illinois that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options aShow more
#2 - Danada-Herrick Lake Regional Trail
Danada Forest Preserve
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
Shared use trails near Gladstone Ridge Farm. Connects to Herricks Lake via Regional Trail.Show more
#3 - Morton Arboretum West Side Main Trail Loop 3
Morton Arboretum
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 33 m
Morton Arboretum West Side Main Trail Loop 3 is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wheaton, Illinois that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilyShow more
#4 - Lincoln Marsh Natural Area Loop
Wheaton, Illinois
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 55 m
Lincoln Marsh Natural Area Loop is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wheaton, Illinois that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for walkinShow more
#5 - Elgin Branch Trail
Wheaton, Illinois
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Length: 13.7 mi • Est. 5 h 41 m
Elgin Branch Trail is a 13.7 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Wheaton, Illinois that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nuShow more
#6 - Danada Forest Nature Trail
Danada Forest Preserve
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 27 m
Danada Forest Nature Trail is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wheaton, Illinois that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily uShow more