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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Bikeways and Trails

 

About Bikeways & Trails

DuPage County has been an active partner in planning, managing, and expanding bicycle/pedestrian improvements for over fifty years. These efforts include constructing new trails, increasing access to and from transit, interagency project coordination, and promoting non-motorized transportation as a viable way to get around.

The County collaborates with various public agencies and residents to plan and construct crucial trail connections.  We create partnerships to fill missing gaps in the regional trail system, plan new regional networks, and connect people to their favorite destinations.

Navigating the Trails

Planning a trip?  Looking for parking?  Need a restroom?  Try the DuPage Trails app!  New in summer 2017, the Trails app is a web-based mapping application that provides users with critical information about the County's regional trail system.  The app is compatible with personal computers and mobile devices, and features a user-friendly interface that makes it easy to use for everyone.  Click here to learn more.  Or, try the Trails app yourself!

Want a paper map?  Here's how you can obtain one:

  • In-person: visit the Division of Transportation from Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, to pick up a hard copy
  • Snail mail: email the County's trails coordinator at TrailPathCoordinator@dupageco.org with your name and address to have a hard copy mailed to you
  • Can't wait?: view an electronic map of the DuPage County Trail System and print it at home  

    Personal Safety

    DuPage County trails provide a pleasant environment for walking, running, biking, and equestrians that are used by thousands of people annually. However, users should take some small steps to make their visits to DuPage County's trails as safe as possible. Please click on the links below for some personal safety tips.

    Bicycle Security

    To prevent theft, unattended bicycles should be locked securely to fixed objects.  All Metra stations and most downtown areas have an ample supply of bicycle racks. You should always use the best, most secure lock you can afford and take extra time to secure it, at a minimum, through the frame of your bicycle.