6 Trails Your Dog Will Love

Summer weather is here to stay so it’s an excellent idea to get outdoors with your pooch. Here are six trails Fido will enjoy exploring with you at his side… Happy walking!

The 606
(312) 742-4622
Chicago, IL 60603
A 2.7-mile elevated trail, the 606 is paved and well-lit. This trail boasts city views near Wicker Park without having to navigate the city traffic!

Valley Line Trail (Skokie Trail)
Chicago, IL 60646
A trail formed from a conserved network of old rail lines, the Skokie Trail will provide a unique experience for you and your canine companion.

Burnham Greenway
Chicago, IL 60617
Another former railroad corridor, this trail runs between Chicago and Lansing, IL. Bring your pooch here to enjoy stretching his legs on the 2.5-mile trail!


Lakefront Trail
Chicago Park District
(312) 742-PLAY
This is the perfect trail to catch simultaneous views of the lake and the city with your pup.

Loyola Park Trail
Chicago Park District
1230 W. Greenleaf Ave.
Chicago, IL 60626
Another scenic walking trail along the Lake Michigan shoreline you won’t want to miss!

Glacial Park
McHenry County Conservation District
Route 31 & Harts Road
Ringwood, IL 60540
This one is a moderate-difficulty loop trail near Richmond, IL. Your pooch will love the forest views!