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Yellow Loop

Intermediate
 4.0 (10)

An unpaved loop trail through scenic rolling woodlands, over bridges, and near deep ravines.


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5.7

Miles

9.1

KM

Loop

881' 268 m

High

774' 236 m

Low

212' 65 m

Up

211' 64 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail will guide you through scenic rolling woodlands, over bridges, near deep ravines and onto other trail routes.

The entrance is in the west parking lot, located on the north side of Dundee Road, east of the Northwest Highway. Trail information and comfort stations are available at this entrance.

A number of restaurant options are east on Dundee Road, within a few miles of Deer Grove West.

Contacts

Shared By:

Forest Preserves of Cook County

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  4.0 from 10 votes

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#109

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#9,677

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Around mile 4 on the Yellow Loop.
Sep 28, 2016 near Deer Park, IL
Start of the Yellow Loop.
Sep 28, 2016 near Inverness, IL
Right before you get back to where Yellow Loop and Orange Loop cross near the parking lot on the southwest corner of the park
Sep 28, 2016 near Inverness, IL
Common snapping turtle near the trail.
Mar 18, 2016 near Deer Park, IL
A little further up on the Yellow Loop.
Sep 28, 2016 near Deer Park, IL
About two miles in, the Yellow Loop parallels the greenway quite a bit.
Sep 28, 2016 near Deer Park, IL

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May 2, 2020
Kelsey Heffern
3h 00m
Sep 14, 2019
christy krill
5.9mi — 2h 00m
Mar 4, 2018
Kat Tapiero
2.1mi
Nov 24, 2017
Kaitlyn Dormer
1.7mi
Jan 24, 2017
John Sprunger
Muddy in parts during winter!