What's the Best Place to Ride a Bike in the Southland?
Don't miss the opportunity to nominate what you feel is the BEST place to ride your bike in your community or a surrounding town. It'll face off against others from the area for the title of the most-loved cycling spot in the Southland.
Thanks for participating in Patch's Readers' Choice! Our nomination period is now over. Check back July 23, when live voting for your favorites begins!
Summer is a great time to hop back on your bike at hit a local trail. But which one do you like best?
There's a lot that goes into finding a favorite spot. Do you want to wind through the woods or cycle in the sun? Do you prefer spots that have an abundance of places to stop and get water? Is a straight path better than a circular one, or do you like ending up where you started?
So tell us—What's your preferred place to cycle in the Southland? There's no doubt that we have a repertoire of options in Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Forest, Palos, Chicago Heights, Homewood-Flossmoor, Evergreen Park, Oak Lawn, Frankfort, New Lenox and Mokena.
Nominate your favorite place to bike by telling us in the comments. They MUST BE NOMINATED to be included in the poll! As cycling spots are nominated, they'll be added to a list and bolded.
- Paw Paw Woods Nature Preserve (Palos)
- Old Plank Trail (New Lenox, Frankfort, Chicago Heights)
- Burnham Trail (Hegewisch)
- Bachelor Grove Woods (151st Street, Orland Park/Oak Forest)
- Twin Lakes (Oak Forest)
We will accept nominations through July 9.