Explore the most popular trails near West Olive with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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This is a great trail with lots of peaceful clearings, winding loops, and quiet river scenes. There are lots of mosquitoes after wet weather, so use bug spray.

This is my new favorite park in the area! So beautiful with woods, streams, prairie and amazing nature center. Very well maintained and low traffic.

Nice trails, well marked, nice walk, dog friendly. Unless you walked every single trail that’s interwoven together you won’t walk the full 9.3 miles. You can pick out a pretty good loop and get about 3.0 miles. It’s still a very nice place to walk in the woods. Don’t forget to visit the majestic beech tree.

Best trails ever! Well maintained, easy to read signage, wonderful clean restrooms.

Gravel nice for family. If you're out to get a good run it it's great. Lots of steps

hiking
2 months ago

Easy hiking. Beautiful scenery!

The trails are very beautiful. There are so many loops that you could make it a nice long hike, or enjoy a short hike with the kids.

Great for a quick afternoon hike with great views. I was pleasantly surprised how dry the trails were given all the recent rain. I'll be here again.

very enjoyable

hiking
8 months ago

This area isn’t open to hiking or dogs during the winter! It is only for cross country skiing

trail running
8 months ago

Great trails. They do a great job maintaining. Easy trail to run. Pretty flat.

Wide well maintained trail. Good variation in topography. Bike trails look interesting but not too difficult. I will hike these trails again. Good for shorter hike.

walking
10 months ago

have walked these trails numerous times with the pup...always friendly people and well groomed

hiking
11 months ago

nice trail... When you get off the mowed prairie trails.

Easy wide grassy trail around an inaccessible pond. Lots of pastures and sun until the Old Dam trail, which was beautiful. Lovely nature center.

horseback riding
Thursday, July 27, 2017

I've only done this trail on horseback, and I loved it! Gorgeous to do at sunset & even has a great stretch to canter!

hiking
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Trail marked well, different levels of difficulty and terrain, and overall enjoyable hike.

This is a pretty good trail. You will most likely see animals.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

awesome!!!!

hiking
Sunday, April 09, 2017

Great day trip with my dog. Plenty of route options while you're on the trail to shorten or extend your hike. Ate lunch in the "picnic area" after

Multiple trails to explore. Low traffic early. Good trail signs. 5 miles hiked.

birding
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Lots of birds to watch! Beautiful trails year-round!

Monday, October 24, 2016

Easy, flat walking trail.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Beautiful park with nice trails. The waterside location makes it especially appealing to the person who appreciates nature and generally there are different species of animals to view.

hiking
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Very low traffic. Good calming yet energizing walk with nature.

hiking
Friday, December 11, 2015

have always loved this trail system

trail running
Thursday, December 03, 2015

Ran 10k in the trails, only saw one person, two deer and about 20 squirrels. Very good, I shall return!

Saturday, July 11, 2015

the trail was very clearly mapped out and a very easy, quick hike

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