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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Bikeways and Trails

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Welcome to Bikeways and Trails  

DuPage County is proud to be the home of one of the first successful rail-to-trail conversions in the United States - the Illinois Prairie Path. The foresight of the volunteers involved in the 1963 transfer of railroad right-of-way to DuPage County led to a nation-wide rail-to-trail movement and an outstanding legacy for County residents. Today, DuPage is home to more than 500 miles of trails that are, together, an integral part of our identity.

    DuPage Trails App

    In collaboration with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, the Division of Transportation and the GIS Division have created a trail mapping application that enables users to actively navigate the County's trail system. Try out the app!


    On Deck: Upcoming Events

    November 2018-April 2019: Great Western Trail extension to Sassafras Dr under construction.  Construction has been delayed until the springtime, but will be completed by May 1st of 2019.

    April 27, 2019: Annual ALL Volunteer Trails Cleanup, on the Prairie Path and Great Western Trail.  For more information on the Great Western Trail, visit, or for information on the Prairie Path go to


    Have you seen the new trail at Winfield Mounds yet?



    Trail Map App

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    Try our new Trail Map app!

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    Jack T. Knuepfer Admin Bldg.
    421 N. County Farm Road
    Wheaton, IL 60187


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