Cyclists bike on Illinois railways turned to trails
A rail trail is a pathway that's usually located alongside active railways or on inactive railways and can be used by pedestrians, cyclists and joggers or even horseback riders. Rail trails offer rich history on the location, besides also being a great (and free) way to be active and enjoy nature, and you can find them all across Illinois!
The 21st was joined by two writers that have documented their experiences and knowledge of the trails to talk about the rail trails across Illinois.
Author, Best Rail Trails in Illinois: Accessible and Car-free Routes for Walking, Running and Biking
Freelance Writer, Chicago Tribune
Prepared for web by Owen Henderson
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