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Satellite Imagery Overlay

  • Click Here for the overall general RAIL North route between Moline and Chicago including the rest stop locations and mid-route Metra Train Stations overlaid on satellite imagery.

Return Metra Train Service

In case you are unable to finish the ride, you can easily take a Metra Train back into downtown Chicago. Metra Train Stations are a very short ride from rest stops 4 and 5 and cue sheets and maps there are available.

  • Click Here for more information about the Aurora Metra Station.
  • Click Here for more information about the Glen Ellyn Metra Station.

Starting Location

Moline Supported Hotel
Radisson on John Deere Commons
1415 River Drive
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 764-1000

The route will open with a group departure at 5:30 am.


Rest Stop Locations

Rest Stop 1
Prophetstown State Park
Prophetstown, IL 61277

38.2 miles from the Starting Location

Rest Stop 1 will open by 7:06 am and close at 8:44 am.



Rest Stop 2
Amboy City Park
Liston Shelter
Amboy, IL 61310

35.4 miles from Rest Stop 1

Rest Stop 2 will open by 8:34 am and close at 11:43 am.


Rest Stop 3
Hinckley Pioneer Park
Hinckley, IL 60520

39.6 miles from Rest Stop 2

Rest Stop 3 will open by 10:13 am and close at 3:02 pm.


Lunch
Subway Restaurant
200 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Hinckley, IL 60520
(815) 286-7007
Hours: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm

0.5 miles after Rest Stop 3


Rest Stop 4
Greene Field Park
Aurora, IL 60506

21.2 miles from Rest Stop 3

Rest Stop 4 will open by 11:06 am and close at 4:56 pm.

   
 

Aurora Metra Station
Aurora Station

233 N. Broadway
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 692-6313

2.2 miles from Rest Stop 4

  • Click Here for directions to the Metra Station from Rest Stop 4.
  • Click Here for the route from Rest Stop 4 to the Metra Train Station overlaid on satellite imagery.
  • Click Here for more information about Metra trains.
  • Click Here for more information about departing early using local public transportation.

Each train allows up to 10 fully assembled bikes to be carried aboard at no additional charge.

Trains arrive in downtown Chicago at Union Station on the BNSF Railway line. Click Here for more information.


Rest Stop 5
Glen Ellyn Newton Park
707 Fairview Ave.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

19.4 miles from Rest Stop 4 on road
17.8 miles from Rest Stop 4 on path

Rest Stop 5 will open by 11:51 am and close at 6:41 pm.

   
 

Glen Ellyn Metra Station
Glen Ellyn Station

551 Crescent Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 469-0353

1.2 miles from Rest Stop 5

  • Click Here for directions to the Metra Station from Rest Stop 5.
  • Click Here for the route from Rest Stop 5 to the Metra Train Station overlaid on satellite imagery.
  • Click Here for more information about Metra trains.
  • Click Here for more information about departing early using local public transportation.

Each train allows up to 20 fully assembled bikes to be carried aboard at no additional charge.

Trains arrive in downtown Chicago at the Ogilvie Transportation Center on the Union Pacific West line. Click Here for more information.


Ending Location
Live Grit
1010 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 436-2400

23.3 miles from Rest Stop 5 on road
22.8 miles from Rest Stop 5 on path

The ending location will open by 12:48 pm and close at 8:30 pm.

P.O. Box 8454 • Chicago, IL 60680 • (877) TOUR-ILL [868-7455]
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