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Best Rail Trails Illinois More Than 40 Rail Trails Throughout the State

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ISBN-10: 0762746912

ISBN-13: 9780762746910

Edition: 2010

Authors: Ted Villaire

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This is the only guidebook to focus solely on rail trails in the Prairie State. From the Chicago area's Prairie Pathone of America's first rail trailsto trails in the vicinity of St. Louis, as well as numerous other urban, suburban, and rural rail trails statewide, it covers all the best routes. Factual details include length, elevation profiles, availability of restrooms, accommodations, area attractions, and directions to all main trailheads. Also available: Best Rail TrailsCalifornia(09; 2008; 978-0-7627-4677-4) Best Rail Trails New England(05/2009; 978-0-7627-4584-5) Best Rail Trails Pacific Northwest(01/2009; 978-0-7627-4607-1) Best Rail TrailsWisconsin(01/2009; 978-0-7627-4676-7)
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 6/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Ted Villaire, a Chicago resident, finds himself feverishly drawn to the natural beauty of the Great Lakes region. He has written articles for various newspapers--including the Chicago Tribune, the Des Moines Register, and the Indianapolis Star--and now works as a publications editor for a large non-profit organization based in Chicago.

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Using This Guide
Map Legend
Chicagoland
Centennial and I&M Canal Trails
Chicago Lakefront Path
Des Plaines River Trail
Fox River Trail
Great Western Trail-DuPage County
Great Western Trail-Kane and DeKalb Counties
I&M Canal Trail
Illinois Prairie Path-Aurora and Elgin Branches
Illinois Prairie Path-Main Stem
Major Taylor Trail
North Branch Trail
North Shore Channel and Green Bay Trails
Old Plank Road Trail
Prairie and Hebron Trails
Robert McClory Trail
Salt Creek Trail
Virgil Gilman Trail
Wauponsee Glacial Trail
Northern Illinois
Hennepin Canal Trail
Hennepin Feeder Canal Trail
Jane Addams Trail
Long Prairie and Stone Bridge Trails
Lowell Parkway Trail
Mississippi River Trail-Quad Cities to Albany
Mississippi River Trail-Thomson to Fulton
Central Illinois
Constitution Trail
Decatur Trails
Green Diamond Trail
Interurban Trail
Lincoln Prairie Grass Trail
Lincoln Prairie Trail
Lost Bridge Trail
River Trail
Rock Island State Trail
Southern Illinois
Confluence Trail
Glen Carbon Heritage Trail
Metro East Levee Trail
Nickelplate and Quercus Grove Trails Loop
Rend Lake Trail
Schoolhouse, Goshen, and Nature Trails Loop
Tunnel Hill State Trail
Vadalabene Great River Road Trail
Index
About the Author