Bikes, Branches, and Bites


  • Visitors biking on a paved road
  • Visitors biking on a paved road
  • A mom biking with a bike carrier
  • Visitors cycling with a tandem bike  on a paved road
  • Kids on tricycles on a pave road

Schedule and Location

Saturday, July 7, 2018
4:30 p.m. to sunset

Note- the East Side Roads will be closed to vehicle traffic from 4:30pm - sunset to allow for safe biking.

Explore the beautiful tree collections and join us for a Troll Hunt on two wheels as you cycle on miles of vehicle-free, paved roads. Take a break from riding and spend some time tasting a variety of food truck favorites, watching demonstrations, meeting local bicycle clubs and organizations, and listening to live music from The Pack Drumline.


2018 Food Trucks:

Best Truckin' BBQ
Cupcakes for Courage
Crust Culture
Gandi The Juice Guru
Gnarly Knots
Grumpy Gaucho
Izakaya-Yume Sushi
Kona Ice
The Roaming Hog

More trucks will be announced soon!


Other Attractions:

  • Bike Rentals Provided by Mill Race Cyclery
  • Stop at Big Rock and learn a little about the natural history of northeast Illinois from Dave Dolak, geologist and cross-country cyclist.

Fees and Admission

$5.00 admission for nonmembers after 4:30 p.m.