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Kishwaukee River Recreation Path

Intermediate

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2.3 mile 3.7 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 51' 15 m
Descent: -37' -11 m
High: 740' 226 m
Low: 705' 215 m

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Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 2% (1°)

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A paved path winding along the most beautiful river in northern Illinois!

Jim Johannsen

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Path open 6 a.m. to half an hour after sunset.

Permitted uses: walking, jogging, roller blading, x-country skiing, bicycling. All bicyclists must stay on the paved path.

No motorized vehicles or horses are permitted.

Description

This 2.5-mile path begins in Kishwaukee River Forest Preserve and spends most of its time winding through the forests and prairies of Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve. This is a popular spot for hikers and bikers in the summer months.

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