Chicago Portage - 33 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
R W Hahn St
L S Addison Ave
(becomes Cottage Hill Ave)
  Cross St Charles Rd
L E Seminole Ave
R S York St
L E Vallete St
R S Kenilworth Ave (very soon)
L E Crescent Ave
L N Edgewood
R E Vallete / Electric
R S Coolidge (bends E into Warren)
R S Arthur
L E Madison
R S East End Ave / Howard Ave (S of Butterfield)
L E Adams St
R S Hillside Ave
L E Jackson Blvd
(becomes Frontage Rd)
E Cross Wolf Rd
R S Frontage Rd. 
  Cross I-290 via underpass
L SE Frontage Rd.
L E Harrison St.
S E Cross Mannheim to BP Amoco
Turn On
R S Through Parking Lot
L E Gladstone St
L N Worchester
R E Kitchner
R S Westchester Blvd
  Cross Roosevelt Rd
R NW Crestwood Lane
L S Sidewalk along Mannheim Road
S  Cross Cermak / 22nd to Trail
SE Salt Creek Trail
R S 25th Ave / Kemman
(first road after RR tracks)
L SE Grand Blvd at 31st Street
R S Enter Traffic Circle
R SE Exit to Grand Blvd
R S Prairie Ave
  Cross RR tracks
L E Windemere Ave (40th St)
R S Fern Ave.
L E Rest Stop at Burger King @
1st Ave & Ogden Ave
L E Sidewalk Sneak across First Ave to Trail
R S Trail crosses Ogden at Lawndale
S Cross Ogden Ave
L N Lawndale Ave
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Turn On
R E Salisbury Ave 
L N Joliet Ave / 43 St
N Cross Ogden Ave
R E 39th Street / Pershing Road /
R S Shakespeare Ave.
S Cross Ogden Ave to Trail in Cermak Woods
S Cross Joliet Road (43 St)
L E Trail on S side of 47 St
E Cross DesPlaines River
R S Trail on W side of Harlem Ave
  Brief Stop at Chicago Portage Statue (portable rest room there)
  Return to Elmhurst:
L N Trail on W side of Harlem Ave
L W Trail on S side of 47 St
W Cross DesPlaines River
R N Salt Creek Trail
N Cross 47th St Joliet Rd / Ogden Ave
N Shakespeare Ave.
L W 39th St / Pershing Rd / Riverwalk
R NW Joliet Rd / Barrypoint Rd
N Cross DesPlaines River / RR tracks
L W Forest Ave / Ridgewood Rd / Washington Ave / Harding Ave
W Cross 1st Ave / Maple Ave / La Grange Rd
R N Brainard Ave
L W Jackson Ave INTO Bemis Woods trail.
L S Salt Creek Trail at 'T' intersection
W Cross Wolf Rd / I-294 
Turn On
W Canterberry Ln
L S York Rd
R W Robin Hood Ranch
W Take sneak to Fullersburg Woods and head L S, R W to Spring Rd, Cross Salt Creek, R NW on trail alongside Spring Rd. 
  Rest Stop:  Fullersburg Woods.
N Continue N and E on the trails of Fullersburg Woods to locate the N exit trail to 31st St.
N Cross 31 St
R E 31st St using trail on N side of rd
E Cross York Rd
L N Hunt Club Ln
L N Hunt Club Ln
R E Bradford Ln
R E Sheffield Ln
R N Windsor Dr
N Take sneak to cont N on Windor Dr
N Cross Cermak Rd (22nd St)
N Windsor Dr
L N Swift Dr
N Sneak to Wildwood Ct
L W Forest Glenn Ln
L SW Wood Glenn Ln
R W Woodridge Dr
W Cross York Rd
R N Frontage Rd (bike path)
N Cross I-88
L SW Harger Rd
R N York Woods, head NW
L W Frontage Rd (bike path)
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Turn On
N Take Salt Creek underpass under Roosevelt Rd
R NW Commonwealth Ln
NW Cross Butterfield Rd
R NE Cut thru Eldridge Park
N Hawthorn Ave
L W Prairie Path Ln
R N Berkeley Ave
R E Eggleston Ave
L N Hawthorn Ave
R E St Charles Rd
L N Cut thru York HS parking lot heading N
R E Elmpark Ave
L N Prospect Ave
N Cross RR tracks
R E Third Street
L N Addison
R E Hahn St
  Arrive:  Panera Bread