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Bike the Green Bay Trail—Wilmette to Highland Park

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Wilmette Metra Station
722 Green Bay Rd
Wilmette, IL  60091
Additional Info:
Ed Hanlon
847-309-3138 (c)
Free event
Registration is required before Friday, September 11, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Total Quantity:
Available Quantity:
No Fee
No Fee

Bike the Green Bay Trail—Wilmette to Highland Park

The 9-mile Green Bay Trail runs parallel to Chicago's Metra commuter rail line north of the Chicago city limits. Stretching through North Shore towns of Kenilworth, Winnetka, Highland Park and Lake Bluff, the corridor is flanked by restaurants, shops, community parks and beautiful homes. Because the trail stays generally within a mile of Lake Michigan, you can take any number of on-road side trips for beachfront views of the lake.

The Green Bay Trail runs along the east side of Chicago's Metra Union Pacific North line (UP-N commuter rail) almost entirely along the route of the former Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee (CNS&M) interurban electric railroad, from Greenleaf Avenue in downtown Wilmette to the junction of Saint John’s Avenue & Sheridan Road at the southern edge of downtown Highland Park.. Those who want more mileage can continue west & north onto the Skokie Valley Trail. More details will be given the morning of the ride.

Where:  Meet at the Wilmette Metra Station

When:  Saturday, September 12, 2020

Time:   Meetup early enough to leave the lot promptly at 9:15AM.

Registration Closes: Friday, September 11, 2020

The number of participants is currently limited to 15 for this event..

Cost:  Free 
Event Leader: Ed Hanlon  Email: