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Running in Chicago - the City's Best Trails

Running in CHICAGO The City's Best Trails CHICAGO IS THE HOME OF many miles of running paths and trails, making it the perfect city for runners of every level of experience. Trails 8 Lakefront Trail 18 MILES LONG Runs from the north end of Hollywood Avenue to the south end of 71st Street As it cuts through popular financial and tourism districts, it can be quite busy Open from sunrise to sunset Weaves alongside Lake Michigan FEATURES Parking Beaches Parks Statues lots q Concession Drinking fountains Washrooms Gardens stands 1 Burnham Greenway: Runs along the border of Chicago and Lansing Divided into two distinct sections: Burnham North: 3.15 MILES LONG Runs from Wolf Lake to 100th Street Stretches beside one of the most biologically diverse locations in the Midwest After passing the lake, runners enter a populated urban area Wolf Lake FEATURES P Parking Playgrounds Fishing Grocery stores Swimming Restaurants area Burnham South: COVERS 2.1 MILES Runs between Green Lake Woods and State Street Green Lake FEATURES Passes through H many neighborhoods Parking area at Baseball fields Green Lake Woods Runs beside E Playground Skate park Commissioner's Park PLANS ARE IN PLACE TO CLOSE THE GAP BETWEEN THE TWO TRAILS 12) Major Taylor Trail: Owes its name to Marshall Dan Ryan "Major" Taylor Woods African-American cyclist who set the one-mile track cycling world record in 1899 RUNS MILES ALONG THE Whistler SOUTHWEST SIDE Preserve OF THE CITY Connects Dan Ryan Woods (80th Place) with Whistler Woods (south bank of Little Calumet River) FEATURES Biking Inline skating Wheelchair accessibility [2] North Branch Trail: Chicago Botanical Garden 20% MILES LONG Runs between Devon Avenue at Caldwell Avenue and Chicago Botanical Garden Winds along the North Branch of the Chicago River FEATURES Ilit Inline Cross-country skiing Nature-oriented skating setting Circles Skokie Lagoons • and Erikson Woods Alternate Public dirt paths restrooms Ends in intersections Wheelchair Resting with other trails accessibility areas for a more varied experience M NATIONS LEADING APAATMENT RESOURCE SOURCES [1] park_district/lakefront_trail_html [2]

Running in Chicago - the City's Best Trails

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Find the best running trails in Chicago from the miracle mile to more scenic routes to take.



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