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Chicago, IL: Des Plaines River Trail

Explore a handful of landscapes—prairie, wetlands, lakes—along a winding river on this 9.8-mile out-and- back leg of the Des Plaines River Trail.

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Mapped By: Ted Villaire

To Trailhead

I-94 W to IL 176 W (toward Rockland Rd.). In .8 mi., turn L onto St. Mary’s Rd. In .6 mi., turn L into Old School Forest Preserve and park in the first lot on R.

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