Des Plaines River Trail

Old School Forest Preserve, Illinois

Elevation Gain603ft
Trailhead Elevation673ft
Elevation Min/Max658/681ft
Elevation Start/End673/673ft

Des Plaines River Trail

Des Plaines River Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Lake County, Illinois. It is within Van Patten Woods Forest Preserve and Old School Forest Preserve. It is 25.9 miles long and begins at 673 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 17.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 603 feet. Wadsworth Canoe Launch and Parking for Des Plaines Lake, Des Plaines River Trail Parking Access, and other parkings are near the trailhead. There is also a parking. Independence Grove, Northeast Pavillion, Des Plaines River Trail Parking Access, Old School Forest Preserv, Old School Forest Preserv, and another parking and Old School Forest Preserve and other forests can be seen along the trail. There are also woods, benches, and meadows along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Des Plaines River Trail and Blue Loop.

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Old School Forest Preserve
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Old School Forest Preserve