The Bloomingdale Trail Tour: A guided walk though the heart of The 606



Tours of the Bloomingdale Trail, Heart of The 606 are now available. Lead by a volunteer docent from The Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail, these tours, beginning at either the east or west trail head, will cover: 

  • The Bloomingdale Trail and its design
  • How the Bloomingdale Trail came to be
  • Bloomingdale Line and Chicago railroad history
  • East and/or west Bloomingdale Trail walk highlights 
  • Questions you have about the Bloomingdale Trail and The 606

To schedule a tour for one of the dates and times above please email John Paige at: for details and to make arrangements. 


Guided tours are given by appointment only. Donations benefiting Friends of The Bloomingdale Trail are accepted at the conclusion of each tour.