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The Monkey Trails

Average Rating:    (2.67 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 9

Wildlife filled with trees and shrubs. Minor hills and occasional major dips. Mostly uphill. Be careful though, a wrong turn may end up in disaster. The path looks down into a ravine, and falling into this area may cause serious injury or death. This path is intended for only experienced bikers, although anyone is encouraged to ride the trail.
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Latitude
41.88362062793373
Longitude
-87.9244315624237
Trail Directions
(At the corner of Fair and St. Charles): Head south towards the prairie path. When you come to the dead end,this corner being South and Fair, continue south through the wooden posts. Before reaching the ravine, head east towards a little opening in the trees. THE PATH IS NOT MARKED, SO KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN!
Trail Length
9.5 miles
Trail Level
Advanced
Trail Type
Singletrack
City/County
Elmhurst
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Reviews 1 - 5 (9 Reviews Total) View All | Next 5

Review Date
May 10, 2013

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 5 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a month

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Reviewed by: Igor ,  Cross Country Rider

Summary:
The above ground trail is short quick run. At the south end of the trail head is a trap door to 18 miles of pristine, well groomed trails with big verticals. Finding the trap door can be tricky, but worth looking for.



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Review Date
May 20, 2003

Overall Rating
 2 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a month

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Reviewed by: dank , from lombard

Summary:
this is no 9.5 miles I can piss from one end to the other. its only fun when I have nothing to do and I got some herb to smoke. If you dont live near riding distance to elmherst dont wast your time

Recommended Route:
west to geneva



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Review Date
March 1, 2003

Overall Rating
 1 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Every few months

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Reviewed by: roe , from elmhurst

Summary:
ive ridden this trail since i was in training wheels and all i use it for is to dial in my bike for a real ride i cant even believe people are calling this a trail. its a 3 minute ride!

Recommended Route:
if you cant walk there dont bother



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Review Date
May 16, 2002

Overall Rating
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: TG , from Winfield

Summary:
Chad, Oh So Sweet Lew, and the Elmhurst Stud are all right on ... or we all fell victim to a fat finger. I'd ride it for the sheer technical joy of it all - but only if I lived right near the trail. Glass-proof tires might help too.

Recommended Route:
Not the ravine



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Review Date
May 16, 2002

Overall Rating
 2 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: Chad , from Elmhurst

Summary:
The latest two reveiws are dead on, this trail is only 0.5 miles long - we even searched for 30 minutes to see if we'd missed something. Everything said in the description of the trail is there, the ravine (nowhere near a death zone), the hills, the trees, and the shrubs, but only 0.5 miles (9.5???????). If you don't get bored riding the same route again and again and again, this could be fun and challenging, but after a couple of minutes, nothing new exists.

Recommended Route:
None



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