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The Best Dog Friendly Trails in Illinois

Discover the most popular dog friendly trails in the state of Illinois. Below, you will find the information you need to determine which trail is best for you and your dog. We even provide directions from your exact location. Have Fun!

Farmdale Recreation Area Trail

  • County: Tazewell County
  • Address: 471-1103 W Bittersweet Rd, Washington, IL 61571
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 6.9 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 334 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Loop

Dear Grove East Red, Black and Brown Loop

  • County: Cook County
  • Address: 1740 N Hicks Rd, Palatine, IL 60074
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 7.1 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 239 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Loop

Trillium Trail

  • County: Jackson County
  • Address: 27 Makanda Rd, Makanda, IL 62958
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 1.3 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 164 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Route Type: Loop

Chicago Lakefront Trail

  • County: Cook County
  • Address: 5801 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 17.6
  • Elevation Gain: 285 feet
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Route Type: Point to Point

Devil’s Standtable Trail

  • County: Jackson County
  • Address: Giant City Lodge Rd, Makanda, IL 62958
  • Directions
  • Distance of Trail: 0.3 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 26 feet
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Route Type: Loop