Best Walking in Illinois

This list represents the most popular walking in Illinois. Use this list to plan your next Illinois walking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

Enjoy stunning views of the downtown skyline as you hike along this strip of parkland ...
Formerly a private retreat for a local industrialist, Matthiessen State Park features ...
If you love to see carefully selected flowers, trees, and bushes growing in perfectly ...
After a ramble along the shore of the Dead River, this trail brings you through some of ...
You may be surprised to find this much natural beauty just 20 miles from the Loop. Nearly ...
Tree lovers could be busy for weeks exploring the hundreds of types of trees grouped according ...
Gloriously remote, the Iroquois County State Wildlife Area offers a serene place to stretch ...
The first section of this river hike takes you along the wooded bluffs above wide sections ...
The most pristine landscape at Blackwell Forest Preserve is in the vicinity of McKee Marsh, ...
This hike leads you through two pleasant forest preserves divided by a scenic section ...
As an urban nature walk, this is one of the best in the area. Nestled alongside the Calumet-Sag ...
With 2.5 miles of laid-back hiking and plenty of engaging exhibits, Little Red Schoolhouse ...
While making your way through this hypnotic tallgrass prairie, you’ll skirt the edges ...
At Greene Valley Forest Preserve, you’ll find groves of stately oaks, quiet twisting streams, ...
This hike offers a surprisingly varied patchwork of scenery featuring beautiful rolling ...
Located on a bluff overlooking the Illinois River, this small but charming park is home ...
This quiet hike takes you through a gently rolling oak forest dotted with cattail marshes ...
Situated among the rolling hills of far northwest Cook County, Crabtree Nature Center ...
As part of the larger Palos–Sag Valley Forest Preserve and Trail System, Cap Sauers Holding ...
Nestled in an unlikely spot between subdivisions and I-88, Danada Forest Preserve offers ...
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