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Fullersburg Forest Preserve Loop

You may be surprised to find this much natural beauty just 20 miles from the Loop. Nearly this entire hike accompanies Salt Creek as it meanders next to a bluff and winds around a couple of islands on its way to the historic watermill at the south tip of the park.

Trailside sculpture

Trailside sculpture

Much of the trail follows the banks of Salt Creek.

Much of the trail follows the banks of Salt Creek.

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The water wheel at the Graue Mill

The water wheel at the Graue Mill

Graue Mill gears, Fullersburg Forest Preserve

Salt Creek

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Salt Creek and trail at Fullersburg Forest Preserve

Fullersburg Forest Preserve hosts one of the hikes featured in 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago. Purchase the book on Amazon.com or just this hike description on Trails.com.

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