Palos-Sag Valley Trail System Little Red Schoolhouse Hike

Willow Springs, Illinois 60480

Palos-Sag Valley Trail System Little Red Schoolhouse Hike

Palos-Sag Valley Trail System: Little Red Schoolhouse Hike Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"With 2.5 miles of laid-back hiking and plenty of engaging exhibits, Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center is particularly appealing for kids and beginning hikers. The trails run next to Long John Slough and through oak forests and savannas, as well as the occasional prairie.

No dogs allowed on trails. This hike includes the Farm Pond Trail, Black Oak Trail, and White Oak Trail. In addition to the trails, there’s a historic schoolhouse, a nature center, and an outdoor play area with plenty of stuff that kids will enjoy."

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Trail Information

Willow Springs
Nearby City
Kid-friendly
Accessibility
2.5
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1.5–2 hours
Duration
Grounds open daily, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., March–October, and 8 a.m.–4 p.m., November–February, Exhibit building opens 1 hour after the grounds open and is closed Fridays. Closed for major holidays.
Season
Local Contacts
Available at exhibit building; USGS Sag Bridge, IL
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