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RTAMS: Regional Transportation Asset System
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Wikipedia entry for McHenry
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Census Data
County Maps & Plans

Forest Preserve District

McHenry County Conservation District (MCCD) 
Huntley-Union-Marengo Trail Map [2006]
Prairie Trail User Guide [2005]
McHenry Trails Plan [2000]

State Government

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

County Government

McHenry County 
McHenry Trail Plan [2012]
Greenways in McHenry:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Prairie Trail24.2(1st)24.2 100%
Hebron Trail5.1(2nd)5.1 100%
Crystal Creek corridor5.0(3rd)8.1 62.1%
Huntley-Union-Marengo Trail3.5     6.9 50.9%
Nippersink Trail3.0     20.5 14.7%
ComEd ROW - McHenry Cty corridor2.4     17.7 13.7%
Moraine Hills Trail2.1     2.1 100%
Long Prairie Trail1.5     2.4 61.8%
Northwestern corridor1.2     34.5 3.4%
Sleepy Hollow Creek corridor1.0     10.5 9.6%
Fox River Trail0.7     19.2 3.8%
ComEd ROW - Lake Cty corridor0.0     2.7 0%
Dutch Creek corridor0.0     2.3 0%
Makeler Creek corridor0.0     12.2 0%
Powers Creek corridor0.0     2.8 0%
Boone Creek corridor0.0     9.1 0%
Kishwaukee River corridor0.0     25.5 0%
Rush Creek corridor0.0     7.8 0%
Chain O'Lakes Bike Path0.0     1.7 0%
Lily Lake Drain corridor0.0     5.0 0%
Piscasaw Creek corridor0.0     10.7 0%
Spring Creek Headwaters corridor0.0     0.6 0%
How McHenry 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 0.99
Kendall0.31 2.07
North Cook0.31 0.90
McHenry0.27 (6th) 1.26
Will0.27 1.02
South Cook0.23 0.76
Chicago0.17 0.61
West Cook0.17 0.51
Communities in McHenry
★ = has over 5 miles of existing trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Ringwood1.25 1.25
Holiday Hills0.87 3.51
Richmond0.52 0.63
Crystal Lake0.47 1.36
McHenry0.37 (5th) 0.88
Cary0.35 1.66
Lake in the Hills0.32 0.42
Huntley0.30 1.13
Prairie Grove0.23 1.23
Algonquin0.23 0.60
Harvard0.18 7.15
Hebron0.15 0.62
Wonder Lake0.11 1.05
Lakemoor0.10 1.24
Bull Valley0.08 1.05
Johnsburg0.04 0.94
Fox River Grove0.00 2.31
Lakewood0.00 1.45
Woodstock0.00 1.03

   
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