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Bike Travel Weekend, June 3 - 5, 2022


Chicago to Kettle Moraine train/bike: Green Machine Cycles

Start Location
Chicago, Illinois
Number of participants
12
Ride Description

Green Machine Cycles and friends will ride rails and trails in scenic, moderately challenging terrain of northern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin. This part of the country is known for its excellent riding and numerous bucolic farm scenes!

We plan to depart the Clybourn station (UP-NW) Friday, June 2, at 7:38 AM (train #609) to Harvard, IL, arriving at 9:20AM (you may choose to board the same train at a different stop). https://metrarail.com/maps-schedules/train-lines/UP-NW

We'll ride through lake Geneva to Kettle Moraine State Park (45 miles) and camp at Whitewater Lake Campground Fri-Sat (day ride Saturday or swimming, hiking, etc.) and return Sunday via lake Geneva to Crystal Lake Metra train, following the Prairie Trail. (approx. 52 miles). Train departs 4:35 pm from Crystal Lake back to Chicago. (Train # 722).

Check http://www.greenmachinecycles.com/ for links and more info.

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1561110610

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1569607084

Friday details

Mileage
45
Friday overnight location
Campground

Saturday details

Mileage
0
Saturday overnight location

Campground

Sunday details

Mileage
50

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