Upcoming Events


July 23, 26 - Intelligentsia Cup Chicago at Glen Ellyn and Lombard

All day
July 23 - Lake Ellyn, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
July 26 - Downtown Lombard at St. Charles Road, Lombard Illinois

The Intelligentisa Cup is coming, once again, to Glen Ellyn and Lombard. And the Friends will be there! Stop by the Friends of the EBDRT booth to hear the latest news, sign the petition and greet other supporters of the EBDRT

Many thanks to Jim Burket, Ray Whalen Builders Tour of Glen Ellyn, and the Illinois Prairie Path for sponsoring us in Glen Ellyn.

Many thanks to the Village of Lombard, the Lombard Park District and the DuPage County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the DuPage Sports Commission for their help and support in Lombard.

August 17 - Advisory Board meeting

Friends of EBDRT leadership and Advisory Board to convene at:

Glen Ellyn Park District
Main Street Recreation Center
501 Hill Ave.
Glen Ellyn IL

To be invited to attend, please contact Ginger Wheeler: text to 630-835-6959.

Want Your Group to Learn More About Trails in the Northern Illinois Region?

Invite Friends of the East Branch DuPage River Trail to make a presentation to your group.

EBDRT presentations are ideal for:

• Book clubs • Social clubs of any kind • Church or religious groups • Civic Service Organizations • Non profits • Groups of any kind

Everyone in the community could be interested in extending the DuPage County trail network for the purpose of recreation, active transportation, health and wellness, access to the outdoors and environmental preservation, increasing home values.

Presentations can tailored to your group for as short as 5 minutes or as long as a keynote experience.

How to reach us:

  • Phone: 630-835-6959 (ideal to send a text message first)

  • email: Ginger Wheeler


Wed., March 18-POSTPONED-New Date TBA

Friends of the East Branch Trail and the Village of Glen Ellyn will be presenting to a combined meeting of the Maryknoll Homeowners Association

6:30 p.m.Glen Ellyn Police Station Community Meeting RoomPark Blvd.Glen Ellyn

Many thanks to the Ron Commerford for organizing this event.

Monday, April 20-POSTPONED-New Date TBA

Stop by COD for the COD Environmental Club's 3rd Annual Earth Day Eco-Fair. This year's theme is "Climate Action"

College of DuPageStudent Resource Center Atrium9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m

Many thanks to the College of DuPage Environmental Club for organizing this event.

For Past Events, See our "Progress" Page! Help by inviting a trail volunteer to present to your group: email thetrailbetween@gmail.com