Blackwell Forest Preserve

3.50 out of 5
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Hikers, bicyclers, horseback riders and cross-country skiers can enjoy more than 6 miles of turf and limestone trails, including a convenient route to the Illinois Prairie Path. Trails around the McKee Marsh area feature two observation decks, a bird blind, and signs that describe the history and ecological significance of the marsh.
Trail length: 9 miles
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  • Posted by TrailAPI on August 17, 2013


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    Reviewed by deep 13 on July 30, 2015

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    Blackwell is a cool little park in the middle of the suburbs. It's got a couple of lakes, a few trails, and a super tall hill. If you are in the Chicago area, check it out FOR SURE. It can get crowded on weekends, and is a very popular spot.
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    Reviewed by James Tracy on February 21, 2014

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    Somewhat of an average hike around a lake/marsh area. Decent views, flat hike, relatively average. Decent if you are local, but I wouldn't go out of my way to check it out.
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