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Purple Trail

Intermediate
 4.5 (4)

A nice 1.8-mile trail through the woods.


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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.0

KM

99%

Runnable

717' 219 m

High

655' 200 m

Low

115' 35 m

Up

119' 36 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

8%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors

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.

Contacts

Shared By:

Adam Kittler

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  4.5 from 4 votes

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  4.5 from 4 votes
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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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