Palos West Side Tour
ElevationAscent: 697' 213 m
Descent: -697' -213 m
High: 736' 224 m
Low: 622' 190 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)
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“A tour of some of the most used singletrack in the Palos system.”— Dave Caldwell
Cross 95th Street and head to the right to pick up the Yellow Trail, heading southwest. Follow the Yellow Trail for approximately two miles to the intersection of the Yellow Horse Trail. About a mile in, the Yellow Trail crosses a parking lot, just veer to the right to pick up the trail again. The Yellow Trail drops you off in the Wolf Road Woods area.
From here, head south on the Orange Loop and follow the trail all the way around to the intersection with the Green Trail. Take the left on the Green Trail and follow this to the Blue Trail, where you'll also go left. Follow the Blue Trail all of the way back to the Bullfrog Lake parking lot trailhead where you started.
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Land Manager: Forest Preserves of Cook County