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Raceway Woods

557 Barrington Avenue, Carpentersville, IL 60110


This 8-mile singletrack in Carpentersville, IL. is perfect for beginners without giving up on the excitement.

The terrain is varied with steep descents, plenty of jumps, twisty trails through the woods and long stretches through meadows. Raceway Woods is a lovely 122-acre open space tract getting its name from the old race track that once wound around parts of it. The central core of the track has a fine savannah and mesic woodland with steep banks where pocket trickle down into a clear rippling brook that wanders through several pristine natural areas.

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