To Caldwell Forest Preserve revised - 40 Miles -

Submitted by Jeff Wincentsen

CAUTION: Use this route as a guide only. Suitability of roads may have changed. Verify the route and rest stops and check for construction before starting on a ride. All routes are not suitable for all levels of cyclists.

Start at Panera Bread    North Ave. & York    Elmhurst  MapQuest Map
Turn On
W Hahn St
L S Addison Ave
R E 3rd St
L N Emroy Ave
  Cross North Ave/I-290 via overpass
R SE Lake St (frontage road)
  Cross Countyline Rd / I-294 via underpass
E Ride thru Enteman's parking lot going E
E Ride under RR tracks via underpass going E
L N Railroad Ave
R E Palmer Ave
  Cross Wolf Rd
L N La Porte Ave
R E Fullerton Ave
  Cross Manheim Rd
L N Scott St
  Cross Grand/Franklin/RR tracks
R E Addison Ave
L N Ruby St (merges E into 25th Ave)
  Cont N on 25th Ave
R E Soreng Ave
L N Rose St
R N Prairie Ave
Turn On
R E Sidewalk sneak E on S side of Irving Park Rd
  Cross RR tracks via underpass
R SE Parking lot sneak to Weslely Terr 
L N Wesley Terr
  Rest Stop: McDonalds
  (Continue on to Schiller Woods)
N Wesley Terr
L W Irving Park Rd (Wait for light ! Stay R busy st !)
R N Schiller Park Police Station park lot
R E Alley that runs parrallel to Irving Park Rd
L N Old River Rd
R E Parking lot, exit beside Dunkin Donuts along N side of Irving Park
L E On sidewalk on the N side of Irving Park Rd
  Cross DesPlaines River Road
E On sidewalk along N side of Irving Park Rd
L N Forest Preserve entrance Schiller Woods
L NW First fork in forest preserve road
R NE 2nd fork on the forest preserve road
R NE 3rd fork in forest preserve road
L N Montrose/River(Busy st, stay R !)
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Turn On
R E Wilson Ave
R S Patton Ave
L E Windsor Ave
L N Pueblo Ave/Cumberland(Rt 171)
R E Coral Dr
R S Thatcher Rd
L E Wilson Ave
R S Courtland Ave
R S Oak St
L E Elm St / Elm Dr
L N Canfield Rd
  Cross Lawrence Ave
R E Foster Ave (Busy st, stay R !)
  Cross Harlem Ave/Nagle Ave/Austin Ave/I-90/Northwest Hwy
L N Central Ave (Busy st, stay R !)
  Cross Bryn Mawr Ave/Elston Ave
L NW Leonard Ave
R NE Markham Ave
R W Peterson Ave
L NW Menard Ave
R N  Monitor Ave
L NW Indian Rd
R N Long sidewalk sneak to Devon Ave
L W Devon Ave  (Stay R, busy st !)
R N Enter Caldwell Forest Preserve 
N Enter North Branch Bike Path
L NW Bike path 
  Cross Touhy Ave/Harts Rd/Gross Pt
 
Turn On
L W Howard St
L S Waukegan Rd
L SE Milwaukee Ave
  Cross Touhy Ave/Devon Ave
  Rest Stop:  Superdawg
6363 N. Milwaukee Ave at Devon and Nagle
  Return to Elmhurst
L SE Milwaukee Ave
  Cross Bryn Mawr/Foster Ave/I-90
R NW Higgins Ave
L W Foster Ave
L S New England Ave (jog R and L, keep going S)
  Cross Gunnison St
  (New England Ave now becomes New Castle Ave)
  Cross Gunnison St
R W Leland Ave
L S  Sayre Ave
  Cross Montrose Ave
R W  Collum Ave
  Cross Harlem Ave
L S Oriole Ave
  Cross Irving Park Rd
R SW Forest Preserve(Busy st, keep R!)
  Cross Addision St / Cumberland Ave
R W Belmont Ave(Busy st, keep R !)
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Turn On
  Cross DesPlaines River Road
L S 25th Ave(Rose)(Busy st, keep R!)
  Cross RR tracks / Franklin Ave / Grand Ave
R W Fullerton Ave
  Cross Manheim Rd / Wolf Rd
L S  Midland Trail    (off to the left, just before Fullerton Ave enters King Arthur Apartments)
R W Palmer Ave
L S Railroad Ave
R W Sidewalk sneak on N side of North Ave -- go under RR tracks and thru Entenmann's parking lot
W Lake St
  Cross Northwest Ave / I-294 via underpass / County Line Rd
L S Emroy Ave
  Cross I-290 via overpass / North Ave
R SW Melrose Ave
L S Willow Rd
R W 3rd St
  Cross York St
R N Addison Ave
R E  Hahn St
End Arrive Panera Bread (North and York)