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 Beluah Zion, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
10 Comlara Park Bloomington-Normal, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
11 Camp Camfield Sullivan, 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 Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve Naperville, Illinois -
23 Caldwell Woods Chicago, Illinois -
24 Spears Woods Willow Springs, Illinois -
25 Herrick Lake Forest Preserve Wheaton, Illinois -
26 Harms Woods - Central Park Skokie, IL, Illinois -
27 Joe Orr Woods Chicago Heights, Illinois -
28 Pyramid State Recreation Area Pinckneyville, Illinois -
29 Stage Coach Access Kinmundy, Illinois -
30 Mokena Regan Road Trails Mokena, Illinois -
31 Rock Cut State Park Rockford, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
32 Jubilee Peoria, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
33 East Lick Creek Trail Springfield, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
34 Waterfall Glen Darien, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
35 Lehigh Memorial Park. Oglesby, Illinois Advanced bike trail - Advanced
36 Polecat Creek Trail Springfield, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
37 Shoe Factory Woods Hoffman Estates, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
38 Forest Glen Woods Chicago, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
39 Yankee Woods Oak Forest, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
40 Calico Multi-Use Trail Effingham, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
41 Newton Lake Equestrian Trail Newton, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
42 Dupage River Single Track Trail Naperville, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
43 Lake View Park Trails Charleston, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
44 Indian Road Woods Chicago, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
45 Beverly Lake Hoffman Estates, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
46 Thatcher Woods River Forest, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
47 Matthiessen Oglesby, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
48 Chipilly Woods Trail Northbrook, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
49 Lake Glendale Golconda, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
50 Jim Edgar Panther Creek Ashland, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
51 Toulon Rock Island Line Trail Toulon, Wyoming, Princeville, Dunlap, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
52 Lincoln Trail State Park Marshall, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
53 Hidden heaven Lake Zurich, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
54 New Salem Petersburg, 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 Prairie Trail Crystal Lake, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
58 Newton Lake Newton, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
59 Espenscheid Forest Perserve Rockford, Il, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
60 Kokemill Springfield, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
61 Messenger Woods Lockport, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
62 Knoch Knolls Naperville, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner
63 Des Plaines River trail Des Plaines, Illinois Easiest bike trail - Easiest
64 Chicago River North Branch Trail Chicago, Illinois Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
65 Deer Grove Palatine, Illinois Beginner bike trail - Beginner

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