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Busse Woods Trail System

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my walk on the trail

i walked on both of the trails during a nice summer day and the trail is peaceful and nice and... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
Chicago, Illinois
Nice Trail

an excellent trail for being in an urban environment for bicycles skateboards running walking or... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Chuck P
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“bike ride”(8 reviews)
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N Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

i walked on both of the trails during a nice summer day and the trail is peaceful and nice and quiet even though your surrounded by the highways at times u can not hear the cars even can see the elk at the southern end...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jeffer287
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

an excellent trail for being in an urban environment for bicycles skateboards running walking or just general looking at nature

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chuck P
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We live about two miles from Busse and use this trail almost once per week in good weather. My wife and I are more casual riders for exercise, find this track well groomed and kept up by the local Forest Preserve District. Nice amount of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank fddude86
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The train goes through varied scenery, I really enjoy coming here. You can rent a kayak or bring your own and see the Elk that are fenced off (mainly come out during cooler temps). The loop includes two bridges that cross Higgins so there is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank katie k
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Nice trail. A moderate amount of walkers, runners and bikes. Quiet and easily accessible! Even rode a Night Ride with the Local Bike club and it was a delight!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Busse Woods Trail is a beautiful trail in the middle of very industrial and busy communities like Elk Grove, Schaumburg, Rolling Meadows.It is around man-make lake, big part of it is in the shade of many trees, like forest. Its very refreshing and beautiful. I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Absolutely love going to Busse Woods. I take my dog walking often and I go jogging or skating as well. Great way to get some excersize and fresh air. Absolutely love this area!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lsmalmquist
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I came to Busse to participate in the Margarita Madness 5k. The walk took us through some of the trails and near some of the water. It was absolutely beautiful!! This is a wonderful area to take a walk or go on a picnic. Many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AmyS5241
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

It is refreshing to find a nature trail that has beauty and a mix of nature. Great running track. It has people on it. So, if there were issues, someone would be close by. However, it was not packed.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank D7323MOpatrickl
Reviewed 13 July 2018

There are several bridges. There are a few boardwalks through swampy areas. The trails are open only to foot traffic. There are many, or very many, benches throughout to stop to enjoy a nice view. I saw 4 deer, there are plenty of deer to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Megan S
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Echo F
8 May 2018|
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Response from Fer P |
I was told Is not allow and you can get a tickets so I couldn’t try :(
1 April 2015|
Response from Allen21096 | Reviewed this property |
It is approximately halfway through the woods on Higgins Ave. North of Higgins. Go to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County website: fpdcc. Here is a link to a map: downloads/maps/pdf/bw_trailmap.pdf