Green Bay Trail

400 Maple Street, Winnetka, IL 60093 – main entrance to site


  • Leased from the Village of Winnetka
  • 9.38 acres

The Green Bay Trail is an asphalt path that runs about 2.24 miles through the Village of Winnetka, from Kenilworth to Glencoe, paralleling the Metra commuter line.  A narrow strip of limestone screenings on the east side of the path provides an alternate surface for trail users, which include walkers, joggers, and bicyclists.  The trail sits above the grade of the surrounding neighborhood for approximately its southern third, and below the grade of the adjacent land for the remainder of its length.  Mile markers, benches, bike racks, a picnic table, and a drinking fountain are located along the trail, as are wildflower gardens.

Access points (from south to north) are located at:

  • Kenilworth portion of the Green Bay Trail
  • Winnetka Avenue (stairs)
  • Indian Hill Metra Station (stairs)
  • Willow Road (stairs)
  • Wilson Avenue and Maple Street (level path)
  • Winnetka Metra Station (stairs)
  • Pine Street (sloped path)
  • Tower Road (sloped path)
  • Hubbard Woods Metra Station (stairs)
  • Glencoe portion of the Green Bay Trail

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