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Mountain bike trails at Touch of Nature

1206 Touch of Nature Rd, Makanda, IL 62958


The Trails system offers over 10 miles of multi-use trails for bikers, hikers, and runners only; as well as a Kid’s Terrain Park.

The trail system offers a variety of difficulty levels for users and can be accessed just off of Giant City Road after entering Touch of Nature. The bike trails include 10 miles of beginner and more difficult traditional and mountain bike optimized trails. They are an interconnected system of trails, providing access from a new trailhead at the main entrance outwards.  Kid’s Terrain Park includes a pump track, a push bike track, and .25 mile fun loop to introduce kids to riding on trails.

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