Volo Bog State Natural Area

0.00 out of 5
View Topo Map


Volo Bog Interpretive Trail: Designed for hikers only, this half-mile interpretive loop leads visitors through each stage of bog succession. It is constructed of wooden dock sections, boardwalks and a woodchip path. Trail brochures, adapted for each season, are available at the visitor center.

Tamarack View Trail: This 2.75-mile trail is designed for hiking and cross-country skiing (with a six-inch minimum snowbase). As park visitors traverse through woods, wetlands, field and prairie, they are given the opportunity to experience and enjoy the diverse communities within the park. From higher elevations along the trail, one can look down into the Volo Bog basin and view the state threatened tamarack trees. The trail begins just south of the visitor center and moves in a counter clockwise direction. All visitors are encouraged to move in the appropriate direction, but it is especially important that skiers do so to avoid accidents. A trail brochure for Tamarack View Trail is also available.

Deerpath Trail and Prairie View Trail: offer an additional 2 miles of hiking through old fields, woods & prairie restoration areas
Trail length: 5 miles
  • Add to 'Trail wishlist'
  • Add to 'My trails'
  • Posted by TrailAPI on January 6, 2013


    Create a free Tripleblaze account to get directions to this hiking trail.

    Questions   [ask a question]

    Note: You're not logged in. If you'd like to associate this post with your account, login now.
    Ask a question
    Notify me when anyone replies
    Be the first to review this trail and earn free Tripleblaze stickers!

    Reviews of Volo Bog State Natural Area

    No reviews yet. Add your hiking trail review!

    Hiking Trail Recommendations

    No recommendations yet.
    Volo Bog State Natural Area 0.00 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 0 user reviews.

    Illinois Outdoor Lists

    Illinois Camping
    Illinois Trail Running
    Illinois Hiking Trails
    Illinois Skiing
    Illinois Mountain Bike Trails
    Illinois Caves