The Powder Dogs
Ski and Snowboard Club


Chicago Botanic Gardens Bike Trip

Chairperson: Hope Grahl Contact her at 815-546-3794
When: Saturday, July 22nd 2017 . 10:00 am.
Where: Skokie Valley Bike Path to Chicago Botanic Gardens.
Cost: Admission is free to the gardens. $10-$15 for lunch.

MEET AT: Take Rte 176 east and turn right on Green Bay Rd (Rte.131) and go 1.5 miles and turn right on W. Laurel Ave and go .4 miles where parking is located. We will meet there at 10 AM.

THE TRAIL: You'll head south on the Skokie Valley Bike Path which is approximately 9 miles long, fully paved and runs through Lake Forest and Northbrook. It will take us within a couple blocks of the entrance to The Chicago Botanic Garden. There we can ride the bike path which winds around inside the Garden. We will stop for lunch at the Garden View Cafe which has a healthy and delicious menu priced at $10-15. The summer perennials should be in full bloom and we can walk around the various gardens if we choose. We will return the way we came and the total trip will be about 20 miles.
This is a repeat of the May 25th ride when we saw the spring flowers in bloom. This is a very educational trip.

Powder Dog trip to the Botanic Gardens Lynn and Hope at the Chicago Botanic Gardens

Chicago Botanic Gardens entrance Chicago Botanic Gardens bike trail Chicago Botanic Gardens

Chicago Botanic Gardens map


The Powder Dogs have a wide range of members ranging from ages 4 - 80, from singles to families. When you become a Powder Dogs member, you'll make new friends that share your passion for the slopes. We have members that met at a club meeting and have become lifelong friends and family. You'll receive discounts on trips and lift tickets because we get group rates. As a Powder Dogs member, you'll also receive in store discounts on ski and snowboard equipment, clothing and accessories at Alpine Accessories.


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