Elgin to McHenry

Section 3:

This entire stretch of the GIT follows one of the oldest and most well-known trails in the nation. The route follows the Illinois Prairie Path through DuPage County into Kane County and the City of Elgin. The twenty-nine-mile Prairie Path flows seamlessly into the Fox River Trail to create a beautiful suburban greenway for safe cycling.

Go Direction On Distance (mi)
Start: Fox River Trail at I-90 & Trout Park
N Fox River Trail/Prairie Trail through East Dundee, Carpentersville, Algonquin to Crystal Lake at end of trail 14.0
R E Crystal Lake Ave 0.2
L N/NW East St, at 0.1 miles turn left (NW) across tracks 0.3
R N Glenn Ave 0.2
R E Rte 176 0.1
L N Lorraine St to trail head 0.2
N Prairie Trail/Bull Valley Rd 5.4
TOTAL DISTANCE 20.4