RedEye Staff Writer Leonor Vivanco on the new 606 trail

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From the air, the 606 trail in Chicago can be seen cutting across several neighborhoods. An observatory, bottom, is at the western end of the trail, which goes east for 2.7 miles. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune)

The 606 opens Saturday, flaunting beautiful trails built where a railroad system used to reside. Leonor Vivanco tells you how to get to the trail, and the best ways to explore through it.

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