Connect Glencoe

Connect Glencoe: Old Green Bay Trail Linear Parks

Connect Glencoe will activate a series of linear parks along Old Green Bay Road. The stretch of land is 0.53 miles (approximately 2,800 feet). The trail will be 10-feet wide with a crushed limestone surface. The overall design was created to accommodate a variety of users, ages, and abilities. It will act as a spine to a recreational multi-use trail that connects to an overall 9-mile trail in four villages.  

The project will connect five separate parks with a meandering path that takes walkers, runners, and bikers through an urban garden of mature trees. The trail will connect users to various gardens, activity amenities, a new playground, an interactive water feature, a sculpture, as well as downtown businesses, the lakefront, and the train station. 

connect glencoe map of old green bay trail 2019

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Connect Glencoe Project Timeline

Recent Updates

Share Your Ideas at Town Hall Meeting

Master Plan To Be Discussed on January 27

Friday, January 9, 2015

The Park District will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, January 27 at 7 PM at the Takiff Center to discuss the Master Plan. Ideas proposed include adding a dog park, increasing parking at the Takiff Center, developing a fitness center, bringing more paths and amenities to our parks. January 27 is your opportunity to share feedback on the strategies proposed by our Master Planning team. Your feedback will be incorporated into the final plan, which will be posted online in the coming months. 

Share your ideas. Be heard.

Glencoe Park District's leaders are using Re|creation to formulate the District's ten-year Master Plan.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Re|creation is Glencoe Park District's community-based comprehensive planning process. This site is your portal to discuss ideas about improving your parks, programs, & facilities!

Comprehensive Master Plan Data Gathering Begins

Monday, December 2, 2013
In 2014, the Park District embarks on a master planning process to develop a comprehensive plan to guide future District capital projects.