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Explore the destinations

Dive into 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago with help from this nifty collection of photos and videos.

(Hikes are listed according to the book’s table of contents.)

Cook County
DuPage County and Beyond
North Chicagoland and Wisconsin
Northwest Indiana and Environs
South Chicagoland and the Illinois River Valley

Cook County
Deer Grove Loop
Crabtree Nature Center Hike
Chicago Botanical Garden Hike
Skokie Lagoons and River Hike
Busse Woods Loop
Chicago Lakeshore Hike South
Chicago Lakeshore Hike North
Jackson Park Loop
Palos/Sag Valley Forest Preserve: Cap Sauers and Swallow Cliff Loop
Palos/Sag Valley Forest Preserve: Little Red Schoolhouse Hike
Palos/Sag Valley Forest Preserve: Tomahawk Slough Hike
Lake Katherine Trail

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DuPage County and Beyond

Tekakwitha–Fox River Hike
Pratt’s Wayne Loop
Blackwell Forest Preserve Hike
Fullersburg Forest Preserve Loop
Danada Forest Preserve Hike
Morton Arboretum East Hike
Green Valley Forest Preserve Loop
Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve Loop
Silver Springs State Park Loop
Shabonna State Park Loop (slide show)

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North Chicagoland and Wisconsin
Bong State Recreation Area Loop
Geneva Lake North Shore Hike (slide show)
Bristol Woods Hike
Chain O’ Lakes State Park: East Hike
Chain O’ Lakes State Park: West Hike (slide show)
Glacial Park Loop (slide show)
Illinois Beach State Park: Dead River Loop (slide show)
Volo Bog State Natural Area Hike (slide show)
Moraine Hills State Park Hike
Des Plaines River Trail: Old School to Independence Grove
Marengo Ridge Hike
Lakewood Forest Preserve Loop
Veteran Acres–Sterne’s Woods Hike
Ryerson Woods Hike (slide show)

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Northwest Indiana and Environs
Warren Dunes State Park Loop
Indiana Dunes State Park Loop: Dune Ridge Loop (slideshow)
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: Ly-co-ki-we Hike
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: Cowles Bog Trail
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: West Beach Loop
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: Bailly/Chelberg Hike
Oak Ridge Prairie Loop
Deep River Hike
Grand Kankakee Marsh County Park Hike
LaSalle Fish and Wildlife Area Loop

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South Chicagoland and the Illinois River Valley
Pilcher Park Loop
Joliet Iron Works Hike
Thorn Creek Hike
Goodenow Grove Hike
I&M Canal Trail/McKinley Woods Hike
Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area: Tallgrass Trail
Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area: Prairie View Trail
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Hike
Buffalo Rock State Park Hike
Starved Rock State Park: East Hike
Starved Rock State Park: West Hike
Matthiessen State Park Dells Area Hike
Kankakee River State Park Hike
Iroquois County State Wildlife Area Hike

If you have photos you’d like to submit for these destinations or any others, please send them along.

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