Your guide to the 606: the Bloomingdale Trail

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The 606, or Bloomingdale Trail, a 2.7-mile trail and park that runs along an unused, elevated rail line between Ashland and Ridgeway, opened to the public Saturday, June 6, 2015. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Media

The Bloomingdale Trail, Chicago’s much-anticipated 606 bike and pedestrian park, is finally opening on the West Side this weekend.

Ten years and nearly $100 million later, a somewhat-sunny Saturday beckons the city. But before hitting the Trail, get to know the lay of the land.

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