You can bring your bike and hop on a 22-mile trail through the northern Chicago forest preserves. A great retreat from the city.
located at Caldwell and Devon Avenues on the east and Milwaukee and Devon on the west border, this forest perserve has a bike trail that runs all the way into Lake County. It ends at the Chicago Botanic Gardens!
Paved path for biking, walking, and running. Free parking and can rent a bike.
Caldwell Woods is named for Billy Caldwell, chief of the Potawatomi Indians and instrumental in Chicago's early history for saving the lives of the Kinzie family at the Fort Dearborn Massacre. As reward for his service, the United States government in 1816 granted him the lands along the North…
Nearest Forest Preserve. If you go into the woods, you forget you are in the city. There are trails, a picnic area and a pool.
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