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Title: Lake Villa Area - Trails
Post by: pspeckin on May 21, 2018, 01:04:29 PM
Hello all,

New to Chicagoland area, moving to the Lake Villa area in July. Any local knowledge of trails up further North of the city? I saw Beulah Park over in Zion area and Des Plains. Thanks for any help!


Title: Re: Lake Villa Area - Trails
Post by: weedman on May 21, 2018, 02:03:31 PM
Silver Lake in Wisconsin should be fairly close to you.

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Title: Re: Lake Villa Area - Trails
Post by: mocb88 on July 08, 2018, 12:49:55 PM
Alpine Valley ski area has a trail. I rode it a few years ago a nice alternative.


Title: Re: Lake Villa Area - Trails
Post by: zeppman on July 12, 2018, 11:35:21 AM
I'm up north in Lake County and Silver Lake has become my go-to trail.  About 35 min away from me, easy to get to after work (less traffic then going south on 294 to palos).  Not as big as palos, but there is enough tail there to get ~60min of riding in.   (It's also free, unlike alpine, or Kettle... but of course you should always try to volunteer on a work day if you can). 


Title: Re: Lake Villa Area - Trails
Post by: mocb88 on September 09, 2018, 09:04:39 PM
I rode Silver Lake today for the first time. Great trail system. I like it better than Palos. No sharing - bikes only. All one-way traffic. Very well maintained. A real gem.