Chicago River North Branch Trail

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8
miles

Intermediate

Singletrack
623
elevation (ft)
14
ridden
10
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AVERAGE RATING
1.80 out of 5
About This Trail
added by Guest on December 31, 2002
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The trail is technical although covered with fallen trees that only Hans Rey could get over. If it has recently rained the trail disappears so choose your time wisely.
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mcg01 on August 7, 2014
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Review: No inclines or declines, the trail is pretty much strait the whole time with no elevation

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Uptownc on December 9, 2013
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Review: It's barley rideable - just patchy sections are able to be ridden, but for the city - you can find a way to hammer out some miles and practice some technique.

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PaulMiller on April 15, 2010
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Review: Dempster runs east/west go east from 94. This trail runs along side the paved trail and the river.The trail is short and breaks up. * Review edited 4/15/2010

* Review edited 4/15/2010

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Tones23 on July 13, 2008
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Review: I ride these trails almost daily. There are several that split off from the main bridal trail. Some are much more difficult and technical than others. If your up for a challenging ride, take these side trails after a heafty rain. They stay passable, but give you a good workout. You will need a hose after it! Some of the trails closer to the river are washed out due to recent flodding, but several remain intact. most of them are pretty deep in the woods considering the urban area you're actually in.

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Guest on July 21, 2003
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Review: I ride this trail on a regualr basis. It does not have much elevation changes, but if you look for smaller single track trails that run along side or connect to other larger trails in the area there is a lot of fun to be had, plus more of a challenge.

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Chicago River North Branch Trail MTB Trail 1.80 out of 5 based on 5 ratings. 5 user reviews.
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Trail Features
 
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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