"Take that Lincoln Service train (carry-on) almost to St. Louis. Get off at Alton IL and cross the Mississippi River to get on the Katy Trail. Take that along the Missouri River to Windsor Missouri where you can get on the Rock Island…"
"That used to be my preferred entrance, but security concerns have closed it off now so I just use the handicapped entrance right off Clinton. It's not any harder.
If you're exiting the station you can sometimes get out that way if…"
"I rode out there today, from Foster to Devon. It was in good shape. Some mud spots in place. They seem to be doing work on the path along the river in Gompers Park which is lined to the trail entrance at foster. "
North Branch Trail Alliance of Greater ChicagoGeneral Meeting: Sunday 3/25, 3-4:30pmSkokie Library Reading Room 5215 W Oakton, Skokie IL Join the North Branch Trail Alliance of Greater Chicago at our General Meeting as we celebrate being named 2017 Advocate of the Year by Active Transportation Alliance. We will also give an organizational update, recognize our partners, and discuss how you can get involved with NBTA!Want to help us plan some rides? Do you want to volunteer for NBTA? Learn about…See More
The messaging system on here is a bit odd...I think you have to friend someone before you can message them. But thanks for the trip advice! Looks like both MI-WI ferries are running this year so it's nice to have those options, though they are expensive: