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 Bullfrog Lake Willow Springs, Illinois Advanced bike trail - Advanced
4 Farmdale Reservoir Recreation Area East Peoria, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
5 Raceway Woods Carpentersville, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
6 Wildlife Prairie State Park Edwards, 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 Comlara Park Bloomington-Normal, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
10 Camp Camfield Sullivan, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
11 Beluah Zion, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
12 Black Partridge Metamora, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
13 Illiniwek Forest Preserve Hampton, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
14 Palos Hills Palos Heights, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
15 Siue Edwardsville, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
16 Skokie Lagoons Glencoe, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
17 Indy North Pekin, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
18 Dirksen Park Pekin, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
19 Salt Creek Singletrack Brookfield, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
20 Plainfield Bike Park Plainfield, Illinois -
21 Blackwell Forest Preserve Warrenville, Illinois -
22 Herrick Lake Forest Preserve Wheaton, Illinois -
23 Harms Woods - Central Park Skokie, IL, Illinois -
24 Caldwell Woods Chicago, Illinois -
25 Spears Woods Willow Springs, Illinois -
26 Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve Naperville, Illinois -
27 Joe Orr Woods Chicago Heights, Illinois -
28 Pyramid State Recreation Area Pinckneyville, Illinois -
29 Stage Coach Access Kinmundy, Illinois -
30 Rock Cut State Park Rockford, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
31 Jubilee Peoria, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
32 East Lick Creek Trail Springfield, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
33 Waterfall Glen Darien, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
34 Lehigh Memorial Park. Oglesby, Illinois Advanced bike trail - Advanced
35 Polecat Creek Trail Springfield, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
36 Shoe Factory Woods Hoffman Estates, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
37 Forest Glen Woods Chicago, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
38 Yankee Woods Oak Forest, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
39 Calico Multi-Use Trail Effingham, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
40 Newton Lake Equestrian Trail Newton, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
41 Dupage River Single Track Trail Naperville, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
42 Lake View Park Trails Charleston, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
43 Indian Road Woods Chicago, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
44 Beverly Lake Hoffman Estates, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
45 Matthiessen Oglesby, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
46 Thatcher Woods River Forest, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
47 Cipilly Woods Trail Northbrook, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
48 Lake Glendale Golconda, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
49 Jim Edgar Panther Creek Ashland, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
50 Toulon Rock Island Line Trail Toulon, Wyoming, Princeville, Dunlap, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
51 Lincoln Trail State Park Marshall, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
52 Hidden heaven Lake Zurich, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
53 Silver Lake Highland, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
54 New Salem Petersburg, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
55 Lake Lou Yeager Litchfield, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
56 Prairie Trail Crystal Lake, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
57 Newton Lake Newton, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
58 Espenscheid Forest Perserve Rockford, Il, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
59 Des Plaines River trail Des Plaines, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
60 Messenger Woods Lockport, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
61 Kokemill Springfield, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
62 Knoch Knolls Naperville, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
63 Chicago River North Branch Trail Chicago, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
64 Deer Grove Palatine, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner

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