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Friends of the East Branch Trail

Building Support for the East Branch DuPage River Trail (EBDRT)

Quick Facts about the EBDRT

  • Trail will run North/South just west of I-355

  • Between villages of Glen Ellyn & Lombard

  • Connects Great Western Trail, Illinois Prairie Path Path & Morton Arboretum

See our MAPS & WHY BUILD THE TRAIL? section for more!

Quick Facts about our organization

  • Founded in 2017, registered 501c4 non-profit organization

  • Promote the EBDRT through petition signatures, presentations to community organizations and local events

  • Advocate to government officials to make the EBDRT a reality!

See OUR PROGRESS section for more!

How YOU can help build the East Branch Trail

Sign the Petition

This is our MOST EFFECTIVE advocacy tool! You can download a paper copy to collect signatures. Contact us for where to send full pages. We can even pick them up!

Help promote the trail at community events

Check our Events page. Email us or join our Facebook group for upcoming opportunities. Invite us to speak at your next community meeting!

Connect with us

Join our FACEBOOK GROUP & Sign up for our monthly E-Newsletter for all the latest trail news!


Help spread the word and show your support to the world with your very own yard sign! Trail friends are asking for $10 donations to help off set the costs of the signs, but your donation is voluntary. If you'd like to help distribute signs to others, let us know!!


Donate via Zelle (to TheTrailBetween@gmail.com), Check, Cash (upon pick up or delivery)