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Level: Easiest
Length: 22 mi (35.4 km)
Surface: Other
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: -
Total: 11 riders

Mountain Biking Old Plank Road Trail

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#39 of 109 mountain bike trails in Illinois
#4276 in the world

The Old Plank Road Trail is a 22-mile long paved rail-trail that connects the towns of Joliet, New Lenox, Frankfort, Matteson, Richton Park, Park Forest, and Chicago Heights.

Before you go
  • Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • Night riding allowed 
  • No Pump track 
  • Restrooms 
Getting there
Joliet to Chicago Heights Trail runs parallel to route 30 and is approximately 1/2 mile south.
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Mountain Bike Trails Near New Lenox, Illinois

Beginner | 8 mi
Easiest | 22 mi

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  • triton189

    THIS IS NOT SINGLETRACK! But it is a very nice paved bike trail through the towns of Joliet, new lenox, mokena, frankfort and ends in chicago heights. Passes right through the grainery in frankfort. which has a bike shop and several cafes and shops. Nice system.

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