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RTAMS: Regional Transportation Asset System
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Wikipedia entry for Lake
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Census Data
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Forest Preserve District

Lake County Forest Preserves 
Mill Creek Trail Map [2007]
Sequoit Creek Trail Map [2007]
Hastings Creek Trail Map [2008]
Des Plaines River Trail Map [2006]
Lake Trails Map [2004]

State Government

Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) 
Lake Bicycle Map [2007]

County Government

Lake County 
Lake Bikeway Map [2003]
Lake Trails Plan [2004]
Greenways in Lake:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Des Plaines River Trail16.4(1st)18.6 88.3%
Green Bay Trail13.7(2nd)18.3 75%
Robert McClory Bike Path11.8(3rd)11.8 100%
Skokie Valley Bike Path8.8     13.0 68%
North Shore Bike Path7.5     8.1 93.6%
Millennium Trail7.2     7.2 100%
Middlefork Trail4.9     10.9 45.1%
Lakefront Path4.9     4.9 100%
EJ&E corridor4.7     21.5 22.1%
ComEd ROW - Lake Cty corridor3.8     33.4 11.3%
Bull's Brook corridor3.8     3.9 96%
Flint Creek corridor2.9     6.4 45.6%
Chain O'Lakes Bike Path2.7     15.3 17.7%
North Central corridor1.7     21.8 7.8%
Hastings Creek corridor1.6     4.2 37.8%
Mill Creek corridor1.5     10.1 14.9%
Buffalo Creek corridor1.5     9.3 16.1%
Sequoit Creek corridor1.1     7.4 15%
Skokie River corridor1.1     9.0 12.2%
Seavey Ditch corridor1.0     6.8 15.3%
Deer Grove to Buffalo Creek corridor0.9     2.6 34.7%
North Mill Creek corridor0.9     6.6 13.6%
Milwaukee Road corridor0.8     5.4 14.7%
West Fork North Branch corridor0.4     4.8 9.1%
Fox River Trail0.1     2.6 4.4%
Nippersink Trail0.0     2.6 0%
Northwestern corridor0.0     4.7 0%
Eagle Creek corridor0.0     4.7 0%
Indian Creek corridor0.0     15.9 0%
Kellogg Ravine corridor0.0     4.1 0%
Squaw Creek corridor0.0     15.8 0%
Aptakisic Creek corridor0.0     2.8 0%
How Lake Ranks amongst Chicago Area Counties
★ = has over 60 miles of existing trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Kane0.36 0.82
DuPage0.35 0.79
Lake0.33 (3rd) 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 Lake
★ = has over 5 miles of existing trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Highwood1.67 1.67
Lake Bluff0.96 1.55
Libertyville0.81 1.84
Zion0.80 1.23
Highland Park0.78 1.29
Green Oaks0.74 1.36
Lake Forest0.65 1.04
Winthrop Harbor0.57 1.33
Beach Park0.52 0.67
Mettawa0.52 0.61
Wauconda0.49 1.26
Round Lake Beach0.48 0.95
Vernon Hills0.45 1.15
Deer Park0.39 0.60
Grayslake0.37 0.98
Bannockburn0.37 0.53
Fox Lake0.35 1.38
Lindenhurst0.34 0.95
Lincolnshire0.34 0.76
Gurnee0.31 0.77
Lake Barrington0.30 1.01
Hawthorn Woods0.28 1.44
Waukegan0.27 0.58
Riverwoods0.26 0.52
North Chicago0.22 0.88
Barrington0.18 1.39
Volo0.17 0.46
North Barrington0.15 0.28
Mundelein0.14 1.09
Antioch0.12 0.94
Deerfield0.12 0.87
Lake Villa0.11 1.59
Buffalo Grove0.11 0.79
Long Grove0.04 1.49
Spring Grove0.03 0.45
Lake Zurich0.02 0.66
Old Mill Creek0.00 1.01
Round Lake0.00 0.92
Kildeer0.00 0.89
Hainesville0.00 0.61

   
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