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Waterfall Glen

Rating: Gold based on 6 reviews
Distance: 9.45 miles / 15.20 km
Location: Start: Waterfall glen trailhead
Waterfall Glen - Downers Grove, IL, US
Attributes: loop, mixed flat & hills, unpaved path
Description: crushed limestone path, beautiful loop run on Argonne grounds.
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Added by Coach Mike on 12/8/2005
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Rating: Route rating: Gold
by: Stacey on 8/20/2012 7:45:30 AM
This is the best 9-10 mile loop I have found in Chicago. Beautiful, shaded, not crowded, 2 water stations, plenty of small hills. Outstanding.

Rating: Route rating: Gold
by: Brian Furlong on 7/22/2008 1:22:23 PM
I love this run! There's little water so wear a water belt especially on a hot day. Lots of shade and beautiful scenery. The trail is immaculate with no tree trunks to hop over. Best run west of the lakefront!

Rating: Route rating: Gold
by: Davenport on 4/7/2008 9:43:46 AM
My favorite run. Most challenging if you go clockwise and count down the miles. The trails are groomed in the winter but not cleared, so you can put on some yaktrax and enjoy a nice run. This winter I saw some nice multipoint bucks and a red fox. This frogs are deafening now (april) as you pass by the ponds.


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