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Cruise the County: Celebrate Trails Day

Event information

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 16 and older. (Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.)

Contact: 815-727-8700

Location: Sugar Creek Administration Center

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A person riding a bike down a tree-lined trail. Photo by Anthony Schalk

Event details

Together with our partners at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, we’re getting our bikes out on the beloved Wauponsee for Celebrate Trails Day! Join us to check off one of the four rides featured in our Cruise the County challenge and stay for a presentation from Midewin staff before riding back.

Event requirements

Registration required by Wednesday, April 24: 815-727-8700.


This guided biking program meets at Sugar Creek Preserve and follows the Wauponsee Glacial Trial to Midewin. Experienced riders only please.

The ride is 8 miles each way and requires a bicycle and helmet for each participant. Trails are paved or crushed limestone. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.