The Cook County Forest Preserve District has just released its new Recreation Master Plan. The plan sets forth recommendations for improving and enhancing existing facilities, like walking and biking trails, as well as creating new recreation opportunities.
Highlights from the plan related to walking and biking include:
The plan also calls for the creation of a Trails Master Plan, which (among other things) would outline ways to improve trail crossings and connectivity, as well as develop trailhead standards and a wayfinding/mileage sign system.
Download the full plan here.