Explore Two Breathtaking Backcountry Lakes On This Exhilarating Illinois Hike

Take a lake hike when you encounter the Palos Trail System. This fabulously interwoven web of trails leads to all sorts of wonders that are worth the journey. Don’t let summer pass you by without visiting this natural oasis.

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Where else can you take a lake hike in Illinois? Share your experiences and photos with us in the comments.

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Address: Palos Trail System, Palos Hills, IL, USA