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Whoosh

Great trail. Starting in busse woods . it then goes thru elk grove, a water reservoir, the prairie... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Alan M
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This trail is fantastic

My husband and I ride bicycles together and this trail is one of our favorites. So many places to... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
MinervaNichole
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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great trail. Starting in busse woods . it then goes thru elk grove, a water reservoir, the prairie path, thru mixed surroundings and safe passage thru north Avenue (64), York road (83) and Roosevelt road( 38)(if it's not flooded. Ulrimately, the terminus is brookfield zoo....More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 29 April 2018

It would be nice to see F.D staff or pet owners clean the paths maybe once a year Why doesn't the trail continue west to Prairie ave there is a lane that was constructed on the bridge but goes nowhere .Total waste of money

Thank Wbgb
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ride bicycles together and this trail is one of our favorites. So many places to hop on the trail and start from. We usually start at the zoo. We enjoy seeing all the wildlife: deer, ducks, geese, squirrels, chipmunks, etc.

Thank MinervaNichole
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Uncrowded, the well maintained wide path winds through The Chicago Forest Preserve. You can forget that you are near an enormous metropolis and immerse yourself in nature, but you can always take a break for food or beer in the friendly, mid-American, towns and villages...More

Thank MKMELOU
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice path through the forest preserves that is great for biking, walking, even jogging. There are mile markers if you are looking to go a specific distance too.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This popular trail is near my home and a treat to walk or ride my bike. For me, I prefer earlier in the day when it is not as crowded but it's just fine when throngs of dog walkers/bicyclists/runners/roller bladers/walkers are there sharing the trail...More

Thank ParisgalChicagoIL
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This review applies to the southern end of the trail running from Brookfileld to Oak Brook. This paved, well-marked trail follows the fairly substantial Salt Creek through the Cook County forest preserves. Much of the trial is in the woods away from traffic and development...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I recommend this beautiful trail (walk, run, ride bikes, skate). Abundant wildlife with beautiful views of Salt Creek.

Thank MichaelBrooke
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is a trail in the woods. It is quiet, peaceful and serene. It's an easy trail. It's beautiful the way it goes along the creek. A day spent one the salt creek trail is an awesome day!

Thank 708katie485
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Salt Creek Greenway Trail is a nearly 25 miles long. It runs from Busse Forest in Elk Grove Village to the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield. Accessible in multiple communities along the trail. It also connects with the Illinois Prairie Path and the Great Western...More

Thank empress5
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