PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN ITINERARY:
Friday Oct. 1st 7:30am: we'll be meeting for breakfast at Lou Mitchell's 565 W. Jackson Blvd.
8:30am departing on the Metra Rock Island line to Joliet from the LaSalle St. Station at LaSalle and Van Buren Streets, upper level. (NOT UNION STATION!!)
We will arrive in Joliet at 9:51am and ride 70 miles along the scenic and historic Illinois & Michigan Canal Trail arriving at Starved Rock State Park in the late afternoon.
We will camp at the park campground 2 nights.
Wandering, hiking and dallying on Saturday.
Brunch Sunday morning (excellent).
Departing around noon on Sunday, riding 70 miles to Joliet and the 7:45pm Chicago bound train. (Backup train 9:45pm.)
Feel free to make your own travel arrangements, but please do RSVP. We will be riding at a moderate pace of 12mph. Each rider should be self supported, no SAG wagon present. Bring warm clothes.