Map of bike paths / walking paths in DeKalb & Sycamore, IL


Recreational trails for walking and cycling in DeKalb, Sycamore & Rochelle, Illinois

DeKalb and Sycamore, Illinois

DeKalb & Sycamore, Illinois

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DeKalb County Offices Trail

DeKalb Nature Trail

DeKalb-Sycamore Trail

Four Sisters Bike Path

Great Western Trail

Kishwaukee-Kiwanis Trail

Sycamore Lake Trail


Kane County





Regional Trails

DeKalb and Sycamore are located in DeKalb County in northern Illinois. This area is about 20 miles to the west of South Elgin and 56 miles west of Downtown Chigago. Rochelle is located 16 miles west of DeKalb.

DeKalb-Sycamore Trail - Peace Road Trail

The DeKalb-Sycamore Trail, or Peace Road Trail, is a 5.3-mile long paved pathway that follows alongside Peace Road and spans between Pleasant Street in DeKalb to Illionois Route 64 in Sycamore. The trail takes a jog at Bethany Road in Sycamore. A branch of the trail ends at Borden Road in Sycamore near South Prairie Elementary School. The trail picks up again along Peace Road at W. Prairie Drive.

Kishwaukee-Kiwanis Trail

The Kishwaukee-Kiwanis Trail is a 6.5-mile long paved pathway that travels through the natural areas and parks alongside the Kishwaukee River and spans between Lions Park and Hopkins Park in DeKalb.

DeKalb Nature Trail

The DeKalb Nature Trail is a 1.3-mile long paved pathway that spans between Illinois Route 23 and the DeKalb-Sycamore Trail.

Four Sisters Bike Path

The Four Sisters Bike Path is a 2.8-mile long paved pathway that loops around the north side of the community of Rochelle. The trail goes past Floyd J. Tilton Park, Flannigan Park, Atwood Park and Cooper Park.

Great Western Trail

The Great Western Trail consists of two separate lengthy unpaved pathways. Both portions of the trail were constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and have a surface of crushed limestone. The western portion is 17-miles long and spans from Sycamore to St. Charles. The eastern portion spans from its intersection with the Illinois Prairie Path in the community of West Chicago to South Villa Avenue in Villa Park.

The Great Western Trail has a graded surface of compacted limestone. The trail goes through miles of farmland alongside Illinois 64. The trail goes through Virgil and past Lily Lake and Crapton Hills before its end on the west side of St. Charles.

The western end of the Great Western Trail is located along Old State Road at Ali Drive on the eastern side of Sycamore. The eastern end of this section of the trail is located along Dean Street to the west of Randall Road in St. Charles.

Read more about the Great Western Trail


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about DeKalb, Sycamore and Rochelle, Illinois.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Illinois

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Illinois.