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Moraine Hills State Park

1510 S River Rd, McHenry, IL 60051-9217
+1 815-385-1624
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Lots of Variety

The park has wetlands, river frontage, prairie, bogs, and woodlands to explore on wide multi-use... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
abasten
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McHenry, Illinois
Miles of trails

Lots of outdoor splendor, trails galore with every animal and wildlife specimen you could want... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
bgskyman
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North Chicago, Illinois
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“bike ride” (5 reviews)
“great place” (9 reviews)
“great trails” (4 reviews)
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1510 S River Rd, McHenry, IL 60051-9217
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+1 815-385-1624
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

The park has wetlands, river frontage, prairie, bogs, and woodlands to explore on wide multi-use trails that are well maintained. The locals use the park a lot for hiking, biking and dog walking but there is plenty of room. Bald Eagles and a wide variety...More

Thank abasten
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Lots of outdoor splendor, trails galore with every animal and wildlife specimen you could want. Many play areas for kids and educational opportunities too. Spend a whole day here and be wore out.

Thank bgskyman
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Make sure to follow all the rules and be a good citizen of the state. I was a bad bad man and took my dog to an open area where there was not a person or vehicle in sight to play fetch with her. I...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

I have been there many times. The diversity of bird and animal life and habitat make this one of the top places I could recommend for a long walk, bike ride, or to go birding. I only wish it were open earlier than 8 a.m....More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Nice place for bike ride or hike. You can go under 3 miles or much longer. Connects up with Mchenry state dam if you want to do some fishing.

Thank Nann M
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We should have bring our bikes with us! But we didn't, and took the blue path - the northern trail (about 3.5 miles)for a short hike. You could enjoy some really nice parts where you walk inside the wood and some marsh views, but most...More

Thank Tallule
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

What a great day to bike. We explored 13 miles of bike trails. Gorgeous views, nice trails. The signs for the trails were well marked

Thank Lori H
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We put our bikes on the bike rack recently and made a short drive to Moraine Hills State Park for a ride. It was lovely and well worth it even if the drive had been longer. Well maintained bike trails suitable even if you have...More

Thank Skidad_11
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We try to go walk here as often as possible. There is a good variety of different paths, of different lengths, to walk or ride a bike. In the fall, the autumn colors are gorgeous. There are also a fishing lake, park headquarters building, and...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This park has great trails for walking and bike riding. We got every year and cross on the path to go by the dam. It's very scenic. If you cross by the dam and go on that section of trails there are a lot of...More

Thank Carolyn K
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