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Maps and Route Tools







Route Suggestions from Our Community:

Chicago to Starved Rock

Chicago to Madison

Chicago to Lake Geneva

Chicago to Aurora

Chicago to Milwaukee

Chicago to Morton Arboretum

Chicago to Six Flags

Chicago to Channahon State Park

Around Lake Michigan

Minneapolis to Chicago

Mississippi River Trail to Chicago

Stealth Bike Routes (in Chicago)

Safe Routes in Chicago

Iowa City to Chicago

Halsted Alternative

Downtown to Oak Park

Evanston to The Loop



BikelyCyclists share routes from over 40 countries.  Draw or upload from your GPS. -Bicycling directions for your next ride.  Created by Tom Kompare

Chicago Bike Map - clickable map from the City of Chicago showing bike lanes and trails - A "Social Cycling System" - Software multi-tool for bicycling. Navigation, information and communications including routes, weather, photos and far more. Created by Andrew Bedno.

Dupage County’s Bike Map - Information on all bicycle and pedestrian activities undertaken by the DuPage County Department of Economic Development and Planning and the DuPage County Division of Transportation. 

CitySpokes - Bike path mapping and planning tool for Chicago

Gmap Pedometer - a Google hack that uses Google Maps to help plan bike routes and record distances traveled

Google Biking Directions - Google Maps with directions specifically for biking

Map My Ride - a community site for road cyclists and mountain bikers who want to find routes, stay healthy and train more effectively

Northwest Indiana Bike Maps
West Part of the Map - Lake and Porter Counties
East Part of the Map - LaPorte County

Ride The City: Chicago - Route planner to find safe bike routes in the city, showing shops and rentals along the way

TrailLink - Trail and path maps, photos and directions, created and maintained by the Rails to Trails conservancy

Velo Club Roubaix Route Maps- Library of route maps from Velo Club Roubaix, a cycling club in the North and Northwest suburbs 

City of Evanston - A Bike Map and Bike Map with Racks are available in PDF.

Offline Maps

Chicago's Offline Bike Map - The Chicago Bike Map app is a bike and street map stored entirely in your iOS device – no data connection required. Created by Steven Vance.

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