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Last minute, It's too nice to be inside hike- Palos Trails

To celebrate this beautiful weather we're hiking parts of the Palos Trails System in Willow Springs . We'll meet at Red Gate Woods and hike 5-6 miles. The terrain is hilly with uneven, sometimes narrow trails.
Dress in layers and bring water and snacks for the trail. Directions: I55 south to LaGrange Rd (Manheim/12/20). South on La Grange Rd to Archer Ave(171). South on Archer. The entrance to Red Gate Woods is on the left side of Archer 2.4 miles past Willow Springs Rd(104th).
From 294 exit 75th St/Willow Springs Rd. Turn right (west) on 75th St which ends at Willow Springs Rd at the first stoplight. Turn left (south) on Willow Springs Rd to Archer Ave. Turn right on Archer(south). Go 2.4 miles to the entrance to Red Gate Woods which is on the left side.
From 83 (Kingery) take Archer Ave north 1.4 miles to Red Gate Woods. Read the Windy City Hikers Waiver under the More tab- Files. By attending this hike you agree to the terms and conditions of the waiver.

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  • John

    I went there, but wasn't sure who was part of the Meetup group, so I hiked the orange trail on my own.

    April 2, 2010

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  • Linda L
    Trip Leader, Assistant Organizer
    Event Host
  • A former member

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