"To develop a system all land- and water based resources must be assumed to have trail potential."
National Trails Agenda Project - 1990

presenting the...

a web-based Geographic Information System
The Greenway Planning Database is an online
resource for public officials, advocates and trail users.
Chicago Area Trails:

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This website provides resources to public officials, planners, and trail-users to assist their efforts in implementing a network of greenways and trails in the Chicagoland area.  Our roadways are a major deterrent for people to venture out any great distance from their homes without driving.  Greenways allow people to travel across the region unimpeded by the dangers and delay of automobile traffic.  Communities that plan and build greenways that connect with surrounding areas end up greatly improving the quality of life for their residents.



      A Vision for the Future

      NorthwestSuburbs.us hopes to get our many communities to work together to create and connect open spaces throughout the Chicago suburbs in order to enhance the appearance and recreational opportunities in each community, and facilitate access to the county forest preserves.  

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 Trail Proposal: Bike Path along Northwest Corridor

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