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Lakefront trail conditions

Active Trans shares regular updates on Chicago’s Lakefront Trail conditions as a service to thousands of daily trail users.

Our updates cover trail conditions, events and activities that impact the trail, detours and trail-related news.

We gather our information from our staff, partners and everyday trail users.

Follow trail updates

In addition to watching the news feed to the right, you can follow our updates through these avenues:

Via Twitter: @activetransLFT or view the feed below.

On your cell phone: Text “follow activetransLFT” to 40404 (free service, but regular text message fees will apply)

Share your trail reports with us

Report Lakefront Trail conditions via Twitter with the hashtag #CHILFT.

We rebroadcast some of these reports through our @activetransLFT account.

If you don’t have Twitter, you can email with reports. Reporting etiquette In order to keep this information highly useful for trail users, please use the #CHILFT hashtag to report specific, objective information, including ice on the trail, crashes or other incidents, temporary access issues, traffic and high waves.

If you have a more significant issue or a complaint regarding the trail, please contact