This 17-mile paved trail follows the North Branch of the Chicago
River with a four-mile loop around the Skokie Lagoons. If you enter
the Botanic Gardens...
Hickory Creek Junction provides parking and access to the Old
Plank Road Trail, a 21-mile asphalt trail that runs from Park
Forest in Cook County to...
This 7-mile paved trail starts north of Brookfield Zoo and ends
in Bemis Woods. It crosses several busy streets.
Anglers can fish for rainbow trout, walleye, northern pike,
perch, bluegill, crappie, carp and largemouth bass in 28 lakes and
several rivers and streams....