To Westmont and Riverside- ~45 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
  Cross RR tracks
R W Park Ave
L S Myrtle Ave
R W Alexander Blvd
L S  West Ave
   Cross St Charles Rd
  Take IPP W to cross over Rt 83
R N  Monterey
L W  Wildwood
L S Villa
R W  Kennilworth Ave
L S Summit Ave
  Cross Roosevelt Rd
L E Morningside Dr
R S  Buttercup Ln
L NE  Southlane Dr
R S  Myrtle Ave (becomes MacArthur Dr)
  Cross Butterfield Rd
L E Stillwell Rd
L NE  Leahy Rd
R E  Hodges Rd
Turn On
R S Cut thru Mid American Plaza parking lot and head W to REI
L S Cross 22nd St to CostCo parking lot from REI
Cont W Thru CostCo / Nordstrom Rack Store parking lots to Midwest Rd
L S Midwest Rd
  Cross I-88 via overpass
R W Baybrook Ln
L S Baybrook Ln
L S Oakbrook Hills Rd
R E  31 St / Oak Brook Rd (Busy st !) (use bike path)
L S Meyers Rd (use bike path)
L E  35th St
R S Saddle Brook Dr
R W Hambletonian Dr (becomes Florence Ave)
R W 38th St
  Cross Fairview Ave
L S Douglas Rd
L E 41st St
R S Fairview Ave
R W Sherman St
L S  Douglas Rd
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Turn On
L E Grant St / Traube Ave
  Cross Fairview Ave / Meyers Rd
R S Washington St
  Cross Naperville Rd
L E Burlington Ave
R S Prospect Ave
  Rest Stop:  Starbucks @ 100 Park Ave
  Return to Elmhurst
N Prospect Ave
R E Burlington Ave
Cross Rt 83
L N Stough St (becomes Quincy St)
R E North St 
  Cross Garfield St (becomes Ravine)
L N Justina St
R E  Minneola St (becomes Maple St)
  Cross I-294 / Wolf Rd / Willow Springs Rd
L N Brainard Ave
  Cross Ogden Ave
R E Harding Ave (becomes Washington / Ridgewood / Forest)
  Cross La Grange Rd/RR tracks/Maple Ave/Des Plaines River/1st Ave
L NE Longcommon Rd
L NW Selbourne Rd(becomes Northgate)
R N  Westover Ave
L W 26th St
  Cross Des Plaines Ave / Ist Ave
W Enter Bemis Woods Trail Head at 9th Ave / 26th St
 
Turn On
  Take Bemis path NW to Cermak Rd
  Cross Mannheim Rd /La Grange Rd
  Cont SW on Bemis Trail
  Cross 31 St / Wolf Rd 
W Take Bemis path N of  Salt Creek
  You will run out of paved path before I-294. Continue E, riding thru dirt and grass, to get to the I-294 underpass. This may be muddy ! Cross under 294. Next, a grass path will take you to Canterbury Ln. Head NW.
W Canterbury Ln
L S York Rd
R W Robin Hood Ranch Ln -- take this into Fullersburg Woods. This is a gravel path. Enjoy !
R N Fullersburg Woods Rest Stop
W To Spring Rd
  Hop on path at Natoma, take this to 31st St
L W 31st St
R N  Jorie Blvd
  Cross 22nd St
L W On bike path on N side of 22nd St
R N McDonalds Dr
L W Commerce Dr
  Enter Oakbrook Center Mall and head N, W, N 
L W 16 St
  Cross Rt 83
W Take path to 16th St(mall prkg lot)
L S  Leahy Rd
R SW  Elder Ln
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Turn On
R W  Stillwell Rd
R N McArthur Dr (becomes Myrtle Ave)
  Cross Butterfield Rd
L W Morningside Dr
R N Summit Ave
  Cross Roosevelt Rd / Madison St
R E Kenilworth Ave
L N  Villa Ave
R E  Wildwood Ave
R S Monterey Ave
L E  IPP to cross Rt 83
  Exit N to West Ave
R E  Surf St
L N  Berkley Ave
  Cross St Charles Rd
  Cut thru York High School heading N
R E  Elmpark Ave
L N Prospect Ave
R E  3rd St
L N  Addison Ave 
R E Hahn
R N Into Panera Bread parking lot