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Greenways in Kane:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Fox River Trail27.9(1st)32.8 85.1%
Great Western Trail10.8(2nd)14.7 73.7%
Virgil Gilman Trail9.0(3rd)12.2 73.9%
IPP - Elgin Branch6.7     6.7 100%
IPP - Batavia Spur4.8     5.3 90%
IPP - Aurora Branch4.3     4.5 95.1%
Waubonsie Creek Trail3.3     3.3 100%
Otter Creek corridor1.9     5.3 36.5%
Mid-County Trail1.8     4.7 38%
IPP - Geneva Spur1.4     1.4 100%
Norton Creek corridor1.4     4.9 28.8%
Ferson Creek corridor1.2     7.6 16.1%
Lake Run corridor1.2     1.2 100%
Mill Creek corridor1.1     6.6 16.4%
EJ&E corridor0.7     7.9 9.1%
BNSF corridor0.5     9.7 5.4%
Tyler Creek corridor0.5     13.4 3.8%
Springbrook Prairie Trail0.5     2.7 17.3%
Overland Route0.3     6.5 5.4%
Jane Addams corridor0.2     4.6 3.7%
ComEd Trail0.0     5.0 0%
Jelkes Creek corridor0.0     3.3 0%
ComEd ROW - Kane Cty corridor0.0     5.5 0%
Brewster Creek corridor0.0     3.3 0%
Huntley-Union-Marengo Trail0.0     2.9 0%
Pipeline corridor0.0     1.0 0%
Blackberry Creek corridor0.0     5.5 0%
How Kane Ranks amongst Chicago Area Counties
★ = has over 60 miles of existing trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Kane0.36 (1st) 0.82
DuPage0.35 0.79
Lake0.33 0.99
Kendall0.31 2.07
North Cook0.31 0.90
McHenry0.27 1.26
Will0.27 1.02
South Cook0.23 0.76
Chicago0.17 0.61
West Cook0.17 0.51
Communities in Kane
★ = has over 5 miles of existing trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Virgil1.46 1.46
Lily Lake0.84 0.84
South Elgin0.77 1.07
Wayne0.63 1.56
Batavia0.46 0.63
Aurora0.43 0.85
West Dundee0.39 1.28
Sugar Grove0.35 1.21
Geneva0.35 0.99
Carpentersville0.30 0.30
St. Charles0.28 0.80
North Aurora0.26 1.12
Campton Hills0.20 0.23
Elgin0.14 0.81

   
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