To Itasca - 34 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
L E 3rd St
L N   Emory Ave
  Cross North Ave / I-290 via overpass
L NW    Lake Street (Frontage Road)
R N   Van Auken St. (becomes Wilson Street at Victory Parkway)
L NW   Diversey Ave. /  Willow St
L W Diversey Ave swings left
R N Crown Rd.
L W Grand Ave. (Extremely Busy - wait for stoplight!)
R N Church Parking Lot
N Exit parking lot to Daniel Dr
L N Dolores DR
R NE Pamela Dr
R E Diana Ct
R S Brentwood Dr.
L E River Forest Dr
L N John St
L W Sidewalk Sneak (or turn through parking lot) into Redmond Park Enter Redmond park trail loop -- head W, then N, then W on the path.
 
Turn On
R W Trail and bridge exiting to Red Oak Street
R N  Marion St
L W Jefferson St
  Cross York Rd
R N Barron St
L W Grove St
R N Church Rd
  Cross RR tracks / Irving Park Rd
L NW Mohawk Dr
L W Hillside Dr (becomes Commercial St in Wood Dale)
  Cross Rt 83
R N Central Ave
L W Sivert Dr
L S Wood Dale Rd
R W Mittel Blvd
L W  Bauman Ct
W Cont W, crossing bridge and enter Salt Creek Greenway Trail
L E At trail "T" intersection
L NE Take Loop around reservior
L SW Exit trail the way you came in
L S Side trail along Prospect Ave
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Turn On
  Cross RR tracks
R W Schiller St.
R N Princeton Ave 
W Head W -- go thru a series of parking lot and sidewalk sneaks to come out at corner of Irving Park Road and Walnut Ave.
R N Walnut Ave
L W Orchard St
R N Maple St
L W Center St
L S Catalpa Ave
R W Irving Park Road (Busy!) -- you can do this via a parking lot sneak through the bank ATM road.
  Cross I-290 via overpass
L S Spring Lake Dr
R W Maplewood Dr
  Arrive at "America's Best" Trains & Hobbies.
Rest Stop here or at McDonald's next door.
  Return to Elmhurst
E   Exit parking lot to Maplewood Dr
L N Spring Lake Dr
R E Irving Park Road (Busy!) Stay R !
  Cross I-290 via an overpass
R S Maple St
L E George St
R S Elm St
L E Enter Song Bird Slough Forest Preserve road
R S Mill St
 
Turn On
L E Forest Preserve Dr
R S Addison Rd (Busy!)
L E Elizabeth Dr
R S Wood Dale Road (later becomes Villa Ave)
  Cross I-290 via an underpass / Lake St
R W Myrick Ave
R N Joyce Ln (go to the end)
L W Take sidewalk sneak to reservior loop path. Do one loop. Exit the way you came in.
E   Diversey Ave
L S Michigan Ave
L E Fullerton Ave
R S Harvard Ave
L E Armitage Ave
R S Yale Ave
L E Wild Fire Ave
L S Ardmore Ave
  Cross North Ave / RR tracks / St Charles Rd
L E Kenilworth Ave
L N Villa Ave
R E Wildwood St
R S Monterey Ave
L E Park Blvd
R S Riverside Dr
L E Madison St
R S Sidewalk sneak to Walmart / Rt 83 Frontage Rd
L E Riverside Dr
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Turn On
R SW Frontage Rd
L NW Commonwealth Ln
R NE At Beverly into Eldridge Park Path, cross bridge, take path around park SE, NE, N, W -- then exit RN at Hawthorne Ave
N Hawthorne Ave
R E Prairie Path Ln
L N Spring Rd (becomes Hagans Ave)
  Cross St Charles Rd
R E Elmpark Ave
L N Prospect Ave
  Cross RR tracks
R E 3rd St
L N Addison Rd
R E Hahn St
  Arrive Panera Bread
  The End