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one of the best places that goes on for miles and miles in a north and south - sort of where walking or biking is great.

My wife and I enjoy the path as a way of exercise and enjoyment. I have taken many photos there for... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Jeffrey E
A Pleasant surprise!

For the most part the trail is flat, wide and well-maintained. We rode from Elmhurst (Pioneer Park... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Jeanne M
New Lenox, Illinois
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

My wife and I enjoy the path as a way of exercise and enjoyment. I have taken many photos there for years, and enjoy the way one may get good exercise

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeffrey E
Reviewed 1 September 2018

For the most part the trail is flat, wide and well-maintained. We rode from Elmhurst (Pioneer Park) west to Wheaton and back. The path is well used...and it's no wonder. It runs through a number of town and gives access to good restaurants, parks, ice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The path seems to be always in good repair, the path can take you to many cities in the area, if you have children or pets watch out for fast moving bicycles.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dan B
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Pretty well maintained crushed lime most of the part I was on.well marked. Not a lot of bathroom stops that I saw. Very nice ride.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BRIAN22Algonquin
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The Prairie Path is an excellent bike trail . You can get to many places using the PP. One thing great is your so close to many of the downtown suburbs ... like Geneva, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn , Lombard and Villa park . You can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Napervillefoodtour
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I spend about 20 hours a week on the path running and cycling. It's well maintained (for the most part) and offers peace & quiet amidst the crazy suburban life.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chi_Town1000
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I've enjoyed the Prairie Path for 30 years on foot and bicycle, both alone and with my family. Great place to teach your children to ride, as well as for personal exercise in cool shade, through quaint towns & forest preserves, and along lovely rivers.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 16 April 2018

26 miles of pristine road to use. Tree lined for shade. Crushed stone surface. Many places to stop along the way. Not too crowed. Patrolled by police. Very safe.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank acparla
Reviewed 3 March 2018

These trails will allow you to choose the type of experience that you want. If you are looking more for a Walk, Run or Bike into various towns (Wheaton/Glen Ellyn /Lombard/Elmhurst ....Chicago) just head east. We always enjoy w bike ride from Wheaton to Elmhurst...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank sds898
Reviewed 22 December 2017

For my family and me, the Prairie Path is one of the very best things about living in Wheaton. Beautiful to get out into nature, to bike or walk it, all year long.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank M5834ERjenniferg
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