Moraine Hills State Park For Mountain Biking

The 7th most popular mountain bike trail in Illinois.

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Northwest of Chicago and south of McHenry, the 1,600 acre Moraine Hills State Park has a rolling 11 mile trail system. The crushed limestone covered trails are one-way and color coded. There are three main loops: Lake Definance (red - 3.7 miles); Leather Leaf Bog (blue - 3.2 miles) and Fox River (yellow - 2 miles).

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from McHenry, head south on River Road for 3 miles and follow signs to park entrance.

Overall, Moraine Hills State Park is the 7th most popular mountain bike trail of all 9 mountain biking rides in Illinois.

Moraine Hills State Park Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  MHSP (815) 678-4431; Illinois Tourism (800) 223-0121.

Best Season:  May - Aug

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  42.3115, -88.2266

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/30/2016

ID:  15878

Moraine Hills State Park Mountain Biking Map


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