The BEST Mountain Bike Trails in Illinois

Singletracks members have ranked the best mountain bike trails in Illinois using our unique trail ranking algorithm. The best bike trails are rated by weighing the following ranking factors:
  • Average trail rating
  • Number of members who have ridden the MTB trail
  • Number of members who want to ride the MTB trail
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#      Trail Location Rating    Difficulty    
1 Kickapoo Oakwood, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
2 Saw Wee Kee Park Oswego, Illinois Advanced bike trail - Advanced
3 Wildlife Prairie State Park Edwards, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
4 Raceway Woods Carpentersville, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
5 Farmdale Reservoir Recreation Area East Peoria, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
6 Camp Camfield Sullivan, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
7 Sylvan Island Moline, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
8 Spring Lake Park Macomb, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
9 Black Partridge Metamora, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
10 Palos Hills Palos Heights, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
11 Comlara Park Bloomington-Normal, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
12 Illiniwek Forest Preserve Hampton, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
13 East Lick Creek Trail Springfield, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
14 Siue Edwardsville, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
15 Jubilee Peoria, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
16 Indy North Pekin, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
17 Dirksen Park Pekin, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
18 Salt Creek Singletrack Brookfield, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
19 Beluah Zion, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
20 Bullfrog Lake Willow Springs, Illinois -
21 Plainfield Bike Park Plainfield, Illinois -
22 Herrick Lake Forest Preserve Wheaton, Illinois -
23 Blackwell Forest Preserve Warrenville, Illinois -
24 Toulon Rock Island Line Trail Toulon, Wyoming, Princeville, Dunlap, Illinois -
25 Harms Woods - Central Park Skokie, IL, Illinois -
26 Caldwell Woods Chicago, Illinois -
27 Spears Woods Willow Springs, Illinois -
28 Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve Naperville, Illinois -
29 Pole Cat Creek Trail Springfield, Illinois -
30 Jim Edgar Panther Creek Ashland, Illinois -
31 Stage Coach Access Kinmundy, Illinois -
32 Caldwell Woods Chicago, Illinois -
33 Joe Orr Woods Chicago Heights, Illinois -
34 Newton Lake Newton, Illinois -
35 Pyramid State Recreation Area Pinckneyville, Illinois -
36 Rock Cut State Park Rockford, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
37 Skokie lagoons Glencoe, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
38 Waterfall Glen Darien, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
39 Lehigh Memorial Park. Oglesby, Illinois Advanced bike trail - Advanced
40 Lake View Park Trails Charleston, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
41 Polecat Creek Trail Springfield, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
42 Shoe Factory Woods Hoffman Estates, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
43 Forest Glen Woods Chicago, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
44 Yankee Woods Oak Forest, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
45 Matthiessen Oglesby, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
46 Indian Road Woods Chicago, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
47 Beverly Lake Hoffman Estates, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
48 Thatcher Woods River Forest, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
49 Cipilly Woods Trail Northbrook, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
50 Lake Glendale Golconda, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
51 New Salem Petersburg, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
52 Prairie Trail Crystal Lake, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
53 Hidden heaven Lake Zurich, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
54 Espenscheid Forest Perserve Rockford, Il, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
55 Silver Lake Highland, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
56 Lake Lou Yeager Litchfield, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
57 Messenger Woods Mokena, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
58 Knoch Knolls Naperville, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
59 Kokemill Springfield, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
60 Chicago River North Branch Trail Chicago, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
61 Deer Grove Palatine, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner

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