~ Auto Buzz ~: Enjoy the great outdoors at one of these Chicago-area hiking trails!

Friday, 13 April 2018

Enjoy the great outdoors at one of these Chicago-area hiking trails!



Where can you go hiking near Chicago?

With the warm spring and summer months finally upon us, many Chicagoans are looking for ways to enjoy the new weather. If you’re looking for a place to enjoy the great outdoors, take a trip to one of the many hiking trails located just outside the city of Chicago!

Indiana Dunes State Park

Park Location: 1600 N 25 E, Chesterton, IN

Travel Time from Chicago:  1-hour – 90-minute drive

Hours Open: 7 am – 11 pm

Entry fee: $7 for Indiana plates, $12 for out-of-state plates

Learn more here

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

Park Location: 30239 S. State Route 53, Wilmington, IL

Travel time from Chicago: 1hr drive

Hours Open: 4 am – 10 pm

Entry fee: Free

Learn more here

Morton Arboretum

Park Location: 4100 Illinois 53, Lisle, IL

Travel time from Chicago: 30-minute drive / 90-minute Amtrak ride

Hours Open: 7 am – sunset

Entry fee: $14 adults, $12 seniors, $9 children ages 2-17

Learn more here

North Branch Trail

Park Location: Along the Chicago River

Travel time from Chicago: 30-minute drive

Hours Open: sunrise – sunset

Entry fee: Free

Learn more here

[Read more: Best Public Pools in Chicago]

Des Plaines River Trail

Park Location: 15601 West Russell Road, Wadsworth, IL

Travel time from Chicago: 30-minute drive

Hours Open: 6:30 – sunset

Entry fee: Free

Learn more here

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Park Location: Lemont, IL

Travel Time from Chicago:  30-minute drive

Hours Open: one hour after sunrise – one hour after sunset

Entry fee: Free

Learn more here

Matthiessen State Park

Park Location: 2500 Illinois Route 178, Oglesby, IL

Travel time from Chicago: 90-minute drive

Hours Open: 7 am – 8 pm

Entry fee: Free

Learn more here

Deer Grove

Park Location: 1599 Pepper Tree Dr, Palatine, IL

Travel time from Chicago: 1-hour drive

Hours Open: 6 am – 8 pm

Entry fee: Free

Learn more here

Starved Rock State Park

Park Location: 2668 E 875th Rd, Oglesby, IL

Travel Time from Chicago:  90-minute drive

Hours Open: 6:30 am – 9 pm

Entry fee: Free

Learn more here

Kankakee River State Park

Park Location: 5314 W. Rt. 102, Bourbonnais, IL

Travel time from Chicago:

Hours Open: 7 am – 6 pm

Entry fee: Free

Learn more here

young people hiking on a forest trail


【Top 10 Malaysia & Singapore Most Beautiful Girls】Have you follow?



Share This: