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Des Plaines River Trail

DesPlaines River Trail

The prairie near Old School Forest Preserve is blanketed with goldenrod for part of the summer.

DesPlaines River Trail

Cyclists use the DesPlaines River Trail as often as hikers, runners, and dog walkers.

DesPlaines River Trail

Independence Grove Forest Preserve is a former gravel mining area that has been remade into an attractive park with a lake.

The DesPlaines River Trail is one of the trails featured in 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago. Purchase the book on Amazon.com.

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