The Poplar Creek Trail is a 9.5-mile paved loop around Poplar Creek Forest Preserve near Hoffman Estates. The trail has a couple of hills but is otherwise level and makes for a pleasant journey through the wooded preserve.
Parking and Trail Access
Poplar Creek Forest Preserve is located at Route 59 and Golf Road in Hoffman Estates.
This is a nice trail for any level of biker. My wife hasn't been on a bike for 2 years, and rode this whole trail with me yesterday. The trail was in good condition, with strategically-placed benches near the hills. We saw all skill levels of bikers from ...
Very nice trail
I often ride this trail before work since I live nearby. It's very pleasant and not at all crowded early in the morning (5:30-ish AM). Not too challenging either, easy to do in under an hour. Enjoy :)
I ride the Poplar Creek Trail all the time. There are two hills, one on the east side(by Golf Road) and one on the west side (south of Golf Road). They are challenging but doable. There are sections that you can fly on, and other sections that are crowded ...