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Busse Woods Trail System

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N Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
+1 708-366-9420
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Great Place to Walk/Run-But Watch Out for the Bikes

We came to this park a number of days during our recent stay. There are miles of trails and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Great Place for a Picnic

This is a beautiful place for a picnic with your family. My company used to have our company... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“mile loop” (8 reviews)
“bike ride” (8 reviews)
N Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
+1 708-366-9420
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Reviewed yesterday

We came to this park a number of days during our recent stay. There are miles of trails and the scenery is great for walkers and runners. Fishing ponds abound. The preserve is maintained well. Most of the rest rooms were open when we were...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place for a picnic with your family. My company used to have our company picnic here every year and there was always plenty of parking and the grounds were always well maintained. So many things to do here such as hiking,...More

Thank suz9362
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busse Woods has a great bike/hiking trail with beautiful surrounds. There are lakes and all kinds of wildlife as a backdrop.

Thank AUF57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a 7 mile bike ride. Be prepared for a long ride. The trail is well marked and paved. There are parking lots in between so you do not have to do the entire ride if you choose not to

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The bike trails are great and also good for walking. Nice forest views and they also have an Elk area for the kids to enjoy.

Thank MJS05012012
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I often ride my bike to the Busse Woods bike trail. It is all asphalt and an easy ride for experienced bicyclists as well as families that want to take a nice ride together. The sites are nice and you can stop along the way...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Maybe better since far less congested. Lake and forest views are wonderful. Well maintained trails Pleasant people. Lots of space You would never know you are in the middle of suburbia.

Thank gstrange8
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Busse Woods is one of the best kept secrets in the suburbs. The park offers kayak and canoe rentals and a beautiful lake to paddle around on. While the teens kayaked, the adults were able to go hiking. In years past, I have taken my...More

1  Thank HolliFam
Reviewed 21 July 2017

You might miss this park, as it's nestled in between interstates, shopping centers and residential areas. We didn't get to stay too long, but we enjoyed checking everything out. Plenty of runners, walkers and cyclists use this park, and there's an area to rent kayaks...More

Thank Trish S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The woods remind me of being in the country. The bike/walking paths are well kept. Being there is like taking a one day vacation.

Thank Paul S
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1 April 2015|
Response from Allen21096 | Reviewed this property |
It is approximately halfway through the woods on Higgins Ave. North of Higgins. Go to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County website: fpdcc. Here is a link to a map: downloads/maps/pdf/bw_trailmap.pdf