Tips For Hiking Chicago’s Outerbelt Trail This Memorial Day Weekend

You don’t need to travel to a national park out west to find great backpacking or hiking.

Friends hiking in the mountains.
Friends hiking in the mountains.

Tips For Hiking Chicago’s Outerbelt Trail This Memorial Day Weekend

You don’t need to travel to a national park out west to find great backpacking or hiking.

If you’re looking for something fun to do on Memorial Day weekend, consider taking a walk around Chicago’s Outerbelt. The 210-mile trail begins and ends at Grant Park, and weaves through some of the loveliest natural areas in and around the city. Reset checks in with the Outerbelt Alliance for hiking tips.

GUESTS: Jay Ready, president of the Outerbelt Alliance

Lauren Umek, Outerbelt Alliance board member