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Fox River Trail

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 3.7 (3)

The flattest trail at Moraine Hills features views of rare plants and migratory waterfowl.


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2.1

Miles

3.4

KM

100%

Runnable

749' 228 m

High

736' 224 m

Low

40' 12 m

Up

45' 14 m

Down

1%

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3%

Max Grade (1°)

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Features Birding · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

The Fox River Trail, surfaced with crushed limestone, offers exceptional scenic and wildlife viewing opportunities. The west side of the trail passes by a nice recreation area with picnic tables and a water source, before turning east to parallel the Fox River. A little farther along is an observation area to view regional wildlife. After that, the path enters a wooded canopy as you head north back to the trailhead.

As with all the main trails at Moraine Hills, this loop is one-way traffic for runners and bikers. So to avoid being startled by riders suddenly coming up behind you, run against the grain.

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Shared By:

Peter Gitta

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  3.7 from 3 votes

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Night fishing.
May 26, 2016 near Prairie…, IL

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