North to Elk Grove Village - 25 Miles -

Submitted by Cindy Reedy

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, Elmhurst  MapQuest Map
Turn On Miles Cum.
R W Hahn St. 0.06 0.06
L S Addison St. 0.08 0.14
R W 3rd St. 0.39 0.53
R N Myrtle (cross North) 0.28 0.81
L W Grantley 0.08 0.89
R N Walnut 0.13 1.02
R E Fremont Ave. 0.04 1.06
L N Walnut (cross Lake) 0.66 1.72
L W Fischer Farm Rd. 0.19 1.91
R N Church Rd. (cross Grand Ave.) 1.23 3.14
L W Forestview Dr. 0.29 3.43
R N Briar Ln. (cross 3rd) 0.71 4.14
R E 2nd Ave. 0.27 4.41
L N Church Rd. (cross Irving Park Rd.) 0.99 5.4
L NW Mohawk Dr. 0.29 5.69
L W Hillside (cross Rt.83) 0.66 6.35
  cont. W on Hillside/Commercial    
R N Edgewood 0.81 7.16
L W Beinoris Dr. 0.27 7.43
R N Central Ave. 0.12 7.55
R E Richert Rd. 0.12 7.67
L N Lively Blvd. 0.38 8.05
L W Thorndale 0.04 8.09
R N Lively Ave. (cross Devon) 0.97 9.06
Turn On Miles Cum.
L W Pratt Blvd. 0.43 9.49
R N Tonne Rd. 0.09 9.58
L W Clearmont Dr. 0.52 10.10
L S Ridge (cross Devon, becomes Mittel, cross Thorndale) 1.24 11.34
R W Bauman Ct. 0.13 11.47
Str onto Salt Creek Greenway Trail 0.86 12.33
R @ T follow signs for Salt Creek Trail 0.84 13.17
  Stop before the big bridge over Irving Park Rd.    
L S Dismount, descend to Target 0.15 13.32
Rest Stop - Target's snack bar opens at 10 AM, restrooms 8 AM, or go to McDonald's on the other side of the parking lot.
  Return on the trail to the T intersection 0.85 14.17
  There is a bad drop on the far end of the bridge along Prospect. Stay left on the trail.    
Str to retention pond 0.12 14.29
R W @ T, around pond (curves S) 0.44 14.73
R W exit trail onto School St. 0.10 14.83
R S Grove Avenue to the end 0.37 15.20
L E Commerical 0.25 15.45
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Turn On Miles Cum.
R S Wood Dale Rd. (cross tracks and Irving Park Rd.) 0.15 15.60
L E Division St (first left turn) 0.28 15.88
R S on the sidewalk from the SE corner of the parking lot before the lot narrows. 0.07 15.95
L E Potter St. (to the end) 0.20 16.15
R W Catalpa 0.05 16.20
L E Windsor Ave. 0.05 16.25
R S Central Ave. (to the end) 0.86 17.11
L E Ethel Ln. (to the end) 0.15 17.26
R S Edgewood (to the end) 0.17 17.43
L E  Oak Meadows (cross Rte. 83. Becomes 3rd Ave. /Jefferson /Hickory) 2.19 19.62
R S into Redmond Park parking lot 0.07 19.69
R W onto trail around the pond
  trail curves south then east 0.66 20.35
R S exit the trail before the small parking lot    
L E George St. 0.30 20.65
R S John St. 0.27 20.92

Turn On Miles Cum.
R W River Forest Dr. 0.11 21.03
R N Brentwood Dr. 0.16 21.19
L W Diana Ct. 0.34 21.53
L S Pamela (curves west) 0.17 21.70
L S Dolores (curves west) 0.40 22.10
L S Daniel, cut thru church lot 0.15 22.25
L E  Grand Ave., use sidewalk 0.05 22.30
R S Crown Rd. 0.22 22.52
L E Diversey 0.04 22.56
R S Willow/Diversey (curves east) 0.09 22.65
R S Wilson (becomes Van Auken) 1.16 23.81
L E Lake St. 0.16 23.97
R S Emory (use the sidewalk on the bridge. Cross North Ave.) 0.30 24.27
R SW Melrose Avenue 0.18 24.45
L S Willow Rd. 0.03 24.48
R W 3rd St. 0.39 24.87
R N Addison St. 0.06 24.93
R E Hahn St. 0.07 25.00
End Arrive at Panera Bread