Best Family-Friendly Nature Walks Around Chicago

Use our interactive map to find local parents’ favorite walking and hiking trails for kids and families all around Chicagoland.

Hiking is a great way to get back in touch with nature, spend quality time together, and get some exercise. Fortunately, the Chicago area boasts an array of family-friendly trails that are worth exploring. From the concrete jungle to the state park getaway, we’re collecting the best family-friendly nature walks in and around Chicago according to the experts themselves - fellow parents!

Is your family’s favorite walking trail missing from the list? Please recommend it below!


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