From the North: Take I-55 to exit 48 (Mt. Zion Rd) Go west 4.2 miles on a narrow, curvy paved road. A small yellow MZ Trail sign will be on your right next to the entrance. Park anywhere. From the South: Take I-55 to exit 42 (North Brookhaven). Turn Left, passing under the interstate. Turn right at Old Red Star Rd. Go north untill taking a right onto Mt. Zion RD. Trail head is on the left.
Excellent trails for running.