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  • Bloomingdale Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 2.7 miles
    Surface:

    The Bloomingdale Trail, part of "The 606" park system, is a proposed 2.7-mile, elevated rail-trail on Chicago's northwest side, similar to New York's famous High Line. The corridor, once belonging to the Canadian Pacific Railway, sits nearly ...
  • Burnham Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 5.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Burnham Greenway is composed of two distinct portions that both run along a former railroad corridor between Chicago and Lansing, Illinois. There are plans to extend and connect these short sections, which will create 11 miles of trail through ...
  • Cal-Sag Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 26 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    From the Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail website: The Cal-Sag Trail will be a multi-use path built almost entirely along the banks of the Cal-Sag Channel and Calumet River, open by 2014. Along 26 miles of waterway from Lemont in the west to ...
  • Calumet Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 9.1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Calumet Trail traverses the south side of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, a unique ecosystem of forest, marsh, dunes and beach along Lake Michigan. This dirt and crushed limestone path stretches between two interesting natural features: ...
  • Chicago Lakefront Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 18.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Located east of Lakeshore Drive, the Chicago Lakefront Trail is an 18.5-mile linear park along Lake Michigan that includes beaches, volleyball courts, playgrounds, baseball diamonds, tennis courts and soccer fields. The trail unites a variety ...
  • East Bank Trail (IN)

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The northern portion of the East Bank Trail was one of the first rail-trails in Indiana, opening in 1988. The asphalt-surfaced trail stretches for about 0.5 mile through tree-lined South Bend neighborhoods to St. Joseph High School and the edge ...
  • Erie Lackawanna Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 15.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Running from Crown Point to Highland, then picking up again to the west at Wicker Park and running north through Hammond, the Erie Lackawanna Trail passes through wetlands and open space on an unusually wide, paved corridor. The northern section ...
  • Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 2.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail currently runs for more than 2 miles through Niles, Michigan, on the eastern bank of the St. Joseph River. The trail occupies a former New York Central Railroad corridor, abandoned by Conrail in 1980. ...
  • Iron Horse Heritage Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Iron Horse Heritage Trail in Portage, Indiana, runs for 5 miles between Max Mochal Road (SR 149) at the east end and County Line Road near US 20 at the west end. The trail passes through a greenway corridor among suburban back yards, though ...
  • LaSalle Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    When complete, the LaSalle Trail will travel an arrow-straight 3.5 miles between Roseland Town Park in Roseland and the Indiana–Michigan state line. Michigan is currently working on building a trail that stretches north from the border to the ...
  • Lake George Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    As the name suggests, the Lake George trail travels along the north shore of Lake George, turning north at Calumet Ave/US 41 to skirt the east shore of Wolf Lake. From Lake George the trail also heads east and north toward Whiting Park on Lake ...
  • Major Taylor Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 7.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Named after legendary African American cyclist Marshall “Major” Taylor, who in 1899 set the world record for the 1-mile sprint and spent his last years in nearby Bronzeville, the Major Taylor Trail stretches approximately seven miles across ...
  • MapleHeart Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 4.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The MapleHeart Trail travels nearly 5 miles from the city of Elkhart south to the outskirts of Goshen. The trail parallels County Road 45 and a Norfolk Southern Railroad corridor through residential and commercial areas. Mid-trail, you'll ...
  • Marquette Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Marquette Trail offers picturesque views of Lake Michigan as it travels through the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. This scenic route follows an abandoned rail line through a variety of diverse habitats, including hardwood forests, wetlands ...
  • Monon Trail (Lake County)

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 4.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Monon Trail in Lake County, Indiana—not to be confused with the trail of the same name in Indianapolis—links the two Chicago suburbs of Hammond and Munster. The paved trail occupies an abandoned CSX rail corridor originally built and used ...
  • Monterey Erie Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Monterey Erie Trail occupies the same railbanked corridor as the longer North Judson Erie Trail to its west, and the two rail-trails are planned to be linked in the future. Monterey and North Judson once saw frequent freight service between ...
  • North Judson Erie Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The North Judson Erie Trail occupies the railbanked right-of-way of the former JK Line Railroad, running 9 miles from downtown North Judson southeast to US 35 near Bass Lake. Eventually, the trail will extend another 7 miles to Monterey where ...
  • North Shore Channel Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 6.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

    The North Shore Channel Trail extends from the junction of Green Bay Road and McCormick Boulevard in northern Evanston to the junction of Lawrence Avenue and Francisco Avenue in Chicago. All but the last 0.25 mile runs alongside the North Shore ...
  • Northside Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    South Bend’s Northside Trail closely follows the east bank of the St. Joseph River from Howard Park to the western edge of Mishawaka. Along the way, you’ll have access to Viewing Park and Veterans Memorial Park, offering pleasant places to rest ...
  • Oak Savannah Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 8.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Oak Savannah Trail takes its name from the unique ecosystem that it runs through. Once pervasive throughout northern Indiana, the oak savannah is a transitional zone between forest and prairie, with grassland marked by a smattering of oak ...
  • Old Plank Road Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 22 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 22-mile Old Plank Road Trail travels over the original Michigan Central Rail Road (MCRR) line, a railroad started about 1850 that ran from Lake Station in East Gary to Joliet. The rail was nicknamed the “Joliet Cut-Off” because it enabled ...
  • Pennsy Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL, IN
    Length: 7.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Pennsy Greenway is currently open in three segments between Calumet City, Illinois, and Schererville, Indiana. The northern portion begins at the southern end of the Burnham Greenway in Calumet City on the eastern edge of the Forest Preserve ...
  • Prairie-Duneland Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 10.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    As its name implies, the beautiful Prairie–Duneland Trail offers snapshots of the flora and fauna—from hardwood forest to remnant prairie grasslands—that once dominated this region. In spite of the rapid development of the south Chicago suburbs ...
  • Riverside Trail (IN)

    State: IN
    Length: 3.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Riverside Trail winds along the west bank of the St. Joseph River for just over 3 miles in northern Indiana's South Bend. Several benches along the way allow you to take in the beautiful river views. The southern end of the trail begins ...
  • Skokie Valley Trail Extension (north)

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 6.8 miles
    Surface:

    From Skokie Valley Trail Feasibility Study: The proposed trail spans 6.8 miles through the Skokie Valley in Cook County, Illinois, extending south from Lake Cook Road in Northbrook to Old Orchard Road just south of Glenview. The corridor ...
  • Thorn Creek Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 9.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Thorn Creek Trail is currently open in two disconnected segments. Both are paved and travel through woodlands abundant with wildlife. The northern section stretches 4.6 miles through the Wampum Lake Woods Forest Preserve in Glenwood. The ...
  • Tinley Creek Trail (North)

    State: IL
    Length: 18.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Tinley Creek Trail is currently in two segments. This northern segment stretches from Palos Heights to Oak Forest and largely falls with several Cook County Forest Preserve areas, including Rubio Woods, Burr Oak Woods, Turtlehead Lake, Bachelor ...
  • Tinley Creek Trail (South)

    State: IL
    Length: 3.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Tinley Creek Trail is currently in two segments. This southern segment is within the South Green Belt Forest Preserve between Flossmor and Matteson, just west of I-57. The trail traverses wooded areas and open green space interspersed with ...
  • Valley Line Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Just 1 mile long, the Valley Line Trail—also known as the Sauganash Trail—extends between Bryn Mawr Avenue and Devon Avenue in the Chicago neighborhood of Sauganash. Two bridges allow for safe crossings of busy roads. The trail, which occupies ...
  • Van Buren Trail State Park

    Rail-Trail

    State: MI
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    Head for Van Buren Trail State Park and take a walk (or ride) on the wild side. Wildlife abounds on this rural 14 miles between Hartford and South Haven. While you might see deer, rabbit, fox and eagles, this is an undeveloped trail that has ...
  • Veterans Memorial Trail (IN)

    Rail-Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    From Veterans Memorial Trail : In 1999, the Indiana Department of Transportation awarded the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department a grant of $1.4 million towards the construction of the Veterans Memorial Trail, and multi-use, non-motorized ...
  • West Bank Walkway

    State: IN
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Although less than 1 mile long, the West Bank Walkway offers lovely views of the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend. Midway, a converted railroad trestle over the waterway connects trail-goers to Howard Park, which offers restrooms, picnic ...
  • Wilden Avenue Trail

    State: IN
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Wilden Avenue Trail stretches for roughly 3 miles from the northern Goshen city limits to the community's downtown. In the north, the trail is a direct continuation of the MapleHeart Trail (and is occasionally referred to as part of that ...
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