Chicago Area Biking and Trails

Biking & Trails


World Class Bike Park & Miles of Leisurely Trails in Chicago’s Backyard!

Bring your bike for a day of fun at The Forge!

For the adventurous mountain bike or BMX riders, The Forge has something special just for you: a state-of-the-art Pump Track, and “The Drop-In” bike park to hone your abilities. Options for beginner through advanced riders!


Or, for a more leisurely ride, bring the family for a casual hike or bike ride on over five miles of crushed limestone paths. You can also head out on the relaxing nature trails that wind through the public Heritage Quarries Recreational Area.

Explorer Day Pass

All Day Fun for One Price!

More activities, more fun, for the best value! Explore The Forge Adventure Park and play an unlimited number of activities in one day pass.
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Find Your Favorite Trail

4-Seater Dino Karts

Take a leisurely ride as a family and explore The Forge together.
Age: All Ages

BMX & Mountain Biking

Epic Mtn/BMX biking with a world-class Bike Park & Pump Track
Age: All Ages
Price: $15 per person

Hiking Trails

Hike, run, or walk the nature trails within Heritage Quarries & The Forge.
Age: All Ages
Price: Free

Casual Riding Trails

Bring your bike and freely explore the numerous trails in and around the park.
Age: All Ages
Price: Free

We focus on safety, so you can have all the fun.

Our trained and experienced adventure guides will complete a safety orientation with you, get you fitted with equipment (where applicable), and ensure you are ready to start your adventure.
Safety system on the Climb and Zipline Adventure

Looking for the Ultimate Group experience?

We welcome groups of all ages, sizes, and types. Check out our group packages or reach out to plan a custom-built experience. We’ll open for groups even if we’re closed to the public. Ask us about full-park buyouts for big groups!
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Find out everything you need to know about The Forge including parking, directions, accessibility for disabled visitors and frequently asked questions.
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Climb and zipline adventure tower with people at the top
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