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Salt Lick Trail

233-335 S Meyer Ave , Fults, IL 62295

Hiking & Trails

This hike is located on a former quarry site near Valmeyer. Land and water Reserve is 600+ acres owned by the Village of Valmeyer.

The Salt Lick Trail features steep climbs, creek crossings, super flat doubletrack, amazing views on the bluffs, and a short road section. This trail gives you a little bit of everything and is a hidden gem too!

Try this 2.9-mile loop trail near Valmeyer, Illinois. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 1hr 18 min to complete. This is a very popular area for hiking, running, and walking, so you will likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash.

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