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Jane Addams Recreation Trail

2636 W Fairview Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-8590
+1 815-233-1357
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Bike riders love this trail

We ride the Jane Addams bike trail regularly. We love it because it's mostly flat terrain. We pick... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
jeanniebrinkmeier
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Freeport, Illinois
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this is a great way to spend several hours on your bike. The trail is a old train railway bed and... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
Doug W
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Lena, Illinois
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2636 W Fairview Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-8590
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We ride the Jane Addams bike trail regularly. We love it because it's mostly flat terrain. We pick it up from Tutty's Crossing in downtown Freeport. It's well-maintained and very pretty to bike. If you're really ambitious, you can ride all the way to the...More

Thank jeanniebrinkmeier
Reviewed 18 May 2016

this is a great way to spend several hours on your bike. The trail is a old train railway bed and is basically flat so its easy riding but there is a lot of nice picture taking opportunities along the way so if you ride...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I have been on the Jane Addams trail with my bike, and also walking with my dogs. It would take multiple times to see and enjoy all of it, as it is very long. It is very well kept by the Park District, and is...More

Thank karikrn
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I've been on this trail many times, both on foot and by bicycle. It's filled with natural beauty and is a very serene place. Now they've opened the trail starting in downtown Freeport (at Tutty's Crossing), and the trail runs from Freeport to the Wisconsin...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I live about 2 miles from the trail and am on it several times per month during the warm months. I bike, run, and hike the trail. It is well maintained and a great place to relax. It is mostly wooded with views of the...More

Thank RichG922
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We have biked the trail many times now and find it very enjoyable. The part from Wes Bloc to Orangeville is very wooded and protected from the wind. The part from West Bloc to Freeport does go into the city and on the road. If...More

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Thank treesprite07
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Rode the full 14 miles from Freeport north to the Wisconsin border and back. Signs were well marked-park was a cinch. Trail is flat and shady - the day we went was very overcast. We stopped at the gas station in Orangeville for a snack...More

Thank mikeandkelly
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Started walking at the entrance near US 20 and got a few miles before turning around. Trail is flat and in the shade, which was clutch. Very pleasant walking, passed by some people on bicycles. If you want you can walk to Wisconsin on the...More

1  Thank tedkirby
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Rode the full 14 miles from Freeport north to the Wisconsin border and back. Hard packed sand surface was in very good condition. Rode 3 miles into Wisconsin, the trail was not as smooth, but still ok. There is a gas station to stop at...More

1  Thank MarkJaci
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We did this in the early fall of 2013. It was slightly humid that day and our mountain bikes seemed a little heavy after about an hour of riding. The trail is mostly flat with good shade for most of it. Beautiful meadows and a...More

1  Thank pwn2014
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