Map of the Skokie Valley Bike Path

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Skokie Valley Bike Path

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Skokie Valley Bike Path

LENGTH:

9.5 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Northbrook

HIGHLIGHTS:

golf courses, local parks

NEARBY TRAILS:

North Shore Bike Path
Robert McClory Bike Path
Des Plains River Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Lake County
Chicago
Regional Trails

The Skokie Valley Bike Path is a 9.5-mile long paved pathway located in the communities of Lake Forest and Highland Park on the north side of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. The trail runs in a north to south direction through the residential areas.

Conditions

The Skokie Valley Bike Path is paved for its entire route. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking.

Communities

The Skokie Valley Bike Path goes past the following communities: Lake Bluff, Lake Forest and Northbrook

Points of Interest

The Skokie Valley Bike Path goes near the following points of interest:

Blair Park
Lake Bluff CTA Station
Norcroft Park
Heller Park
Highway 41 Pedestrian Bridge
Larry Fink Memorial Park
Woodridge Park
Mary Mix McDonald Woods
Chicago Botanic Garde
Nearby Trails

The Skokie Valley Bike Path is nearby to the Des Plaines River Trail and the Robert McClory Bike Path. These paths run in a north south direction in Lake County. Connecting these trail are the North Shore Bike Path that runs alongside Rockland Road and the multi-use bike path alongside Half Day Road.

End Points

The north end of the Skokie Valley Bike Path is located at Rockland Road in the community of Lake Bluff. At this location the trail intersects with the bike path along Rockland Road, allowing trail users to travel 1 mile east to the Robert McClory Bike Path and the Lake Bluff CTA Station. They can also travel 3.4 miles west to the Des Plaines River Trail.

The Skokie Valley Bike Path heads to the south from Rockland Road and runs parallel to Skokie Highway.

The south end of the Skokie Valley Bike Path is located at Lake Cook Road and Skokie Boulevard.

Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Skokie Valley Bike Path in Northeast Illinois.