Good Things Happen When You Pedal!

Bike Glenview is a community-wide initiative & resource to promote biking as a healthy, cost-effective and low-polluting way to travel around our beautiful village. The initiative is made possible through a cooperative effort with the Village of Glenview, Glenview Park District, Glenview Library, Glenview Chamber of Commerce, and the Glenview Natural Resources Commission.

Read the Glenview Community Bike Initiative Assessment by Ryan Donald and Mark Kopec.

Glenview Trail Map

Before you hop on your bike, check out Glenview’s bike trails by clicking on the Bike Glenview Trail Map below.  You can also pick up a free paper trail map at Glenview Village Hall, Glenview Public Library, Glenview Park Center and local bike shops. The map shows existing bike routes, and paths, sidewalks along major arterials that can be used by bicycles; “Fun” routes through neighborhoods that link 20 Glenview hubs and attractions in downtown Glenview, The Glen, Gallery Park,  The Grove and more; and a tour of Glenview’s most interesting and beautiful natural areas.  Bike map signs are posted at key route locations around town to help traveling bikers.

Five Instructional Videos give you great tips on how to maintain and adjust your bike for comfortable safe riding, properly fitting your helmet, and how to use the repair tools at the Bike Station located in Little Bear Park in Gallery Park:

Love to Bike and Love to Read?  The Glenview Public Library staff has compiled lists of their favorite cycling books just for you!

Great biking events for you and your family.  Check out the complete listing below and be sure to check back frequently for newly added events.

Bike Glenview Resources

Bike Glenview Trail Map
Green Infrastructure Bike Tour Map
Top Reasons to Ride Your Bike
Bike Safety Tips
Getting Your Bike on Pace Buses

2017 Bike Glenview Events

 The Grizzly Bear Who Lost His GRRRRR!
April 9 through May 21 in Little Bear Garden at Gallery Park, 2500 Chestnut Ave.

Celebrate the return of spring on the Storybook Trail and find out where that GRRRRR!  got off to and if it was ever found. Presented by the Glenview Park District, the Glenview Public Library, and the Bike Glenview Initiative, the StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and was developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. For more information, please call 847-724-5670.