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Juneteenth Freedom Ride on the Major Taylor Trail

Date & Time:

Mon, Jun 19 • 9 am - 12 pm


Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center
S Western Ave & W 87th St
Chicago, IL 60620 (view web map)


Come out and celebrate Juneteenth with the Forest Preserves of Cook County on the Major Taylor Trail! This will be a 16-mile round trip ride on paved trails from Dan Ryan Woods to Whistler Woods. There will be an option to turn around early and shorten the ride to 8 miles. Check-in will begin at 8 am at Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center and the ride will start at 9 am. Youth must be accompanied by an adult and helmets must be worn by all participants. A limited supply of helmets will be available to riders who need one.

Contact: Claudia.Gunter@cookcountyil.gov


  • 312-415-2970