Time: September 4, 2016 from 8am to 5pm
Location: Lakefront - Kwagluth Totem Pole
Street: 3510 N. Recreation Dr.
Website or Map: https://www.meetup.com/Advent…
Event Type: biking, and, canoeing
Organized By: Tom Limon
Latest Activity: Sep 2, 2016
Adventure Cycling Tour to the Skokie North Shore Sculpture Park + Canoeing to Baha'i Temple
Cost: $25 per person. (Covers Canoe Rental)
Date: Sunday September 4th
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Average Speed: 10 MPH (Approximately 25 Miles Round Trip)
Bike from the Totem Pole on the Lake Front Trail @ Addison St. down Lawrence Ave., then up the North Shore Channel Trail through the Skokie North Shore Sculpture Park. We will continue our Cycling Adventure to the Evanston Community Center. We will then take a guided canoeing trip facilitated by the Evanston Ecology Center up the North Branch of the Chicago River to the Baha'i Temple and back.
Point of Interest along the way...
North Branch Pumping Station
North Branch Damn (Chicago's mini Niagara Falls)
Evanston Ecology Center/Arboretum
We will break up to have lunch on Center Street in Evanston at the location of your choice. Here are a couple food recommendations.
There are also several specialty shops you can visit on Center Street as well.
8:00am Depart from the Totem Pole
9:30am Arrive at the Evanston Community Center to lock up our bikes and for a short break
10:00am Canoeing Orientation and Departure
12:00pm Arrive back from Canoeing Trip
12:15 Bike to Evanston Center Street for lunch
2:00 Bike back down the trail to spend time viewing the sculptures and take photos.
4:00 Depart back to Lake Front Trail.
5:00 Arrive back at Totem Pole