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6 New Trails You Need to Run

Tired of running the same old trails? Start a list of destination trail-running locales—including newly built trails around the country and classic favorites—that you’ll visit one day, sooner or later. Read More...
A singletrack trail winds through the woods.

10 Best Trail Runs Near Chicago

Searching for your next trail run in the Chicago area? Look no further than these ten highly rated runs to explore the unique midwestern landscapes highlighted by oak savannas, tallgrass prairies, natural wetlands and lush forests in addition to peaceful scenery near the shores of Lake Michigan. Read More...
Sunset view from the shore of Lake Michigan

10 Best Hikes Near Chicago

Don't let the big city feel of Chicago discourage you from exploring the hiking that the greater Chicago metro area has to offer. Check out these ten top hikes in the Chicago area to get started on your next adventure. Read More...
Weed Patch Mountain Trail

New Backcountry Trail Opens in Hickory Nut Gorge

Weed Patch Mountain Trail is a brand new 8.6-mile (one way) romp through some of Hickory Nut Gorge’s wildest terrain, connecting Buffalo Creek Park, which already has a 3.5-mile mountain bike loop, with Eagle Rock, a climbing crag on the north side of Rumbling Bald Mountain inside Chimney Rock State Park. Read More...