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Yellow Loop

Intermediate
 4.0 (10)

An unpaved loop trail through scenic rolling woodlands, over bridges, and near deep ravines.


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5.7

Miles

9.1

KM

100%

Runnable

881' 268 m

High

774' 236 m

Low

212' 65 m

Up

211' 64 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail will guide you through scenic rolling woodlands, over bridges, near deep ravines and onto other trail routes.

The entrance is in the west parking lot, located on the north side of Dundee Road, east of the Northwest Highway. Trail information and comfort stations are available at this entrance.

A number of restaurant options are east on Dundee Road, within a few miles of Deer Grove West.

Contacts

Shared By:

Forest Preserves of Cook County

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  4.0 from 10 votes

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#102

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#8,362

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Right before you get back to where Yellow Loop and Orange Loop cross near the parking lot on the southwest corner of the park
Sep 28, 2016 near Inverness, IL
Around mile 4 on the Yellow Loop.
Sep 28, 2016 near Deer Park, IL
Start of the Yellow Loop.
Sep 28, 2016 near Inverness, IL
Common snapping turtle near the trail.
Mar 18, 2016 near Deer Park, IL
A little further up on the Yellow Loop.
Sep 28, 2016 near Deer Park, IL
First mile on the Yellow Loop.
Sep 28, 2016 near Inverness, IL

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Sep 26, 2020
Natalie T
Cloudy but lovely! First time on this awesome trail!
Nov 11, 2018
Catie Kuhlman
5mi
Apr 8, 2018
Bob Veierstahler
48:57 5.5mi
Jun 25, 2017
Mysticmerl1 None
5.7mi
Sep 28, 2016
P.J. Pethalsky
Great little trail. Perfect for a lunch run. 5.4mi — 0h 44m
Aug 2, 2016
Dan Schreiber
9.1mi