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70 mi 113 km of trail 3 Featured Runs

Easy Trails 14 Trails Intermediate Trails 7 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

Food & Drink

Many locals head to Imperial Oak Brewing at 501 Willow Blvd Willow Springs, IL for a fine selection of craft beers along with a few non-alcoholic selections for non-drinkers. Food trucks can also be found here on weekends.

For hot and cold deli offerings, Spring Forest Deli at 8390 Archer Avenue in Willow Springs, IL has an excellent well-rounded menu. Indoor seating is limited, but there is an outdoor pavilion for fair weather outdoor dining.

Plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, brews, and hot food can be found at The Irish Legend at 8933 S. Archer Ave in Willow Springs, IL.

Those looking for a hearty breakfast can find it a short drive away at Willow Hills Restaurant and Pancake House at 6678 S. Joliet Rd in Indian Head P ark, IL.

El Faro Restaurant at 6136 South Archer Road in Summit, IL has the best tacos in the area.

After the Run: Local Favorites

Al Bawadi Grill Try the Motawma from our 100 Best list: Move on to motawma, the ethereal whipped collision of garlic and potatoes that makes the trek to Bridgeview well worth it.
7216 W 87th St, Bridgeview IL — (708) 599-1999
Portillo's In honor of me, get a Chicago dog loaded with fries and a large Diet Coke.
Portillo's This is the place that specially delivers to our Army men who are deployed.
Portillo's Chocolate Cake Shake!!!!!
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse If you're shopping at Oak Brook, Gibson's is a must. Just finished the Caprese and Shrimp Cocktail--to die for! Live trio band after 8 pm!!! An AWESOME place!!!!
2105 Spring Rd, Oak Brook IL — (630) 954-0000
Penn Station East Coast Subs Chicken teriyaki and fries are delicious!
Portillo's You haven't had Portillo's until you have had either a beef sandwich (with or without cheddar) or a Chicago Style Dog with everything.
170 W North Ave, Northlake IL — (708) 409-0000
Portillo's Cake shake is a must!!!
The Bavarian Lodge While the Lodge is beer-heavy, featuring a rotating selection of German and Belgian craft brews, meads and Trappist ales, its Dark and Stormy cocktail is one of the best in or outside the city.
1800 Ogden Ave, Lisle IL — (630) 241-4701
Portillo's Chocolate Cake Shake. Enough said.
Egg Harbor Cafe The bacado omelet is DELICIOUS!
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Best deep dish Chicago style pizza in the world. Get The "Malnati Chicago Classic", awesome piles of Italian sausage and gobs of gorgeous cheese and sweet sauce.
Portillo's Order a Chocolate Cake Shake.
Meatheads Burgers & Fries has the rare New England style hot dog
2555 W 75th St, Naperville IL — (630) 355-6066
Chipotle Mexican Grill Fresh, delicious, authentic Mexican food. I love their avocado with chips.
Panera Bread The tall guy who calls out names like the Price is Right announcer is a pretty awesome guy. Made my order perfectly. A true artisan of his trade. Incredibly clean, and love the turkey sandwich.
491 S Route 59, Aurora IL — (630) 820-1030
Hooters Stephanie was great! Very attentive and didnt question my foursquare reward!
Chick-fil-A I'll admit that their food was good, but I decided to stop eating there once I learned that their corporation advocates against equal rights for our gay and lesbian citizens.
Naf Naf Grill Make sure you get a lot if the green and white sauce. Green is very spicy!
Pomegranate Cafe Best bacon around!
55 S Commons Dr, Aurora IL — (630) 692-0000

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Palos Hills, IL
3.9 mi 6.2 km Palos Hills, IL
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6.2 mi 9.9 km
#2 Orange Loop
Willow Springs, IL
6.2 mi 9.9 km Willow Springs, IL
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9.7 mi 15.6 km
#3 Yellow Trail
Willow Springs, IL
9.7 mi 15.6 km Willow Springs, IL
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1.9 mi 3.0 km
#4 Purple Trail
Willow Springs, IL
1.9 mi 3.0 km Willow Springs, IL
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0.8 mi 1.3 km
#5 Blue Trail North
Burr Ridge, IL
0.8 mi 1.3 km Burr Ridge, IL
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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#6 Brown Trail
Burr Ridge, IL
1.5 mi 2.4 km Burr Ridge, IL
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Burr Ridge, IL
0.9 mi 1.4 km Burr Ridge, IL
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0.9 mi 1.4 km
#8 Red Trail Spur
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0.9 mi 1.4 km , IL
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2.4 mi 3.8 km , IL
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0.9 mi 1.5 km
#10 Blue Trail
Palos Park, IL
0.9 mi 1.5 km Palos Park, IL
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2.6 mi 4.2 km
#11 Tan Trail
Palos Hills, IL
2.6 mi 4.2 km Palos Hills, IL
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1.0 mi 1.6 km
#12 Red Trail (South)
Burr Ridge, IL
1.0 mi 1.6 km Burr Ridge, IL
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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#13 Orange Trail
Willow Springs, IL
1.5 mi 2.4 km Willow Springs, IL
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3.9 mi 6.3 km
#14 Brown Trail
Willow Springs, IL
3.9 mi 6.3 km Willow Springs, IL
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3.1 mi 5.0 km
#15 Blue Trail
Palos Hills, IL
3.1 mi 5.0 km Palos Hills, IL
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Willow Springs, IL
5.8 mi 9.3 km Willow Springs, IL
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Willow Springs, IL
9.7 mi 15.6 km Willow Springs, IL
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Burr Ridge, IL
13.6 mi 21.8 km Burr Ridge, IL
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