Bike Trails
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Bike Trails
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Trail Etiquette

Regulations to Protect People, Animals, & Power Linescyclists

  • Cyclists and equestrians should give an audible warning when overtaking another user by calling out ‘passing on the left’.
  • Users should make an effort to stay to the right when traveling the Path.
  • Cyclists should not travel at excessive speeds.
  • Care should be given when approaching horses to avoid “spooking” them.
  • Cyclists (really all users) should stay on the surfaced portion of the path and not damage native vegetation and landscaped areas.
  • Cyclists should wear helmets at all times.
  • Cyclists should obey all posted traffic signs (stop signs at crossings, etc)
  • Pets must be leashed and you must clean up after them.
  • No motorized vehicles are allowed (county law).  Power-assisted wheelchairs and ebikes are allowed in DuPage County.  Ebikes riders not abuse the privilege.   Speed should be no faster than other bikes.
  • No firearms, kites, or model airplanes.
  • No hunting.
  • No alcoholic beverages or controlled substances.
  • We provide trash containers at many intersections – please use them.
  • Camping is not allowed on the Path. The Path is adjacent to several county forest preserves. For camping information call the DuPage County Forest Preserve District, 630-790-4900, or Kane County Forest Preserve District, 630-232-5980.