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Purple Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.9 mile 3.0 kilometer point to point
99% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 115' 35 m
Descent: -119' -36 m
High: 717' 219 m
Low: 655' 200 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 8% (4°)

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Trail shared by Adam Kittler

A nice 1.8-mile trail through the woods.

Adam Kittler

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Runner Notes

The trail has several low spots that can be muddy. Several areas have rocks and tree roots sticking out of the trail.

Description

This is a nice trail through part of the forest preserves of Cook County. Parking can be found on the south side of 95th Street with the trail working in a loop on the north side of 95th Street. The total length of the trail including the return portion of the trail is closer to 2.2 miles.

Flora & Fauna

Plenty of trees and plants found all throughout the woods in the area.

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Nov 22, 2018
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  4.5 from 4 votes

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#94

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#6,184

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On the Purple Trail north of 95th Street.
Jun 11, 2017 near Willow…, IL
Following a nice ribbon of singletrack on the Purple Trail.
May 25, 2018 near Willow…, IL

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