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Forest Preserve District of Will County

Forest Preserve District of Will County

Access: .10 mile east of Route 53 (Scott Street) on Columbia Street
Joliet, IL 60432
Fax: 815-722-3608
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The Forest Preserve District of Will County owns or manages land in 70 forest preserves, including 10 designated as Illinois Nature Preserves for their rare natural features. Many preserves offer amenities such as picnic shelters, campsites, canoe/kayak/boat launches, fishing access, ice skating ponds, playgrounds, and sled hills. The Forest Preserve District offers more than 116 miles of trails for biking, cross-country skiing, hiking, horseback riding, in-line skating, running, and/or snowshoeing, depending on the trail surface. The trails, which travel through the Joliet area, include the Centennial Trail/ I&M Canal Trail, Joliet Junction Trail, Old Plank Road Trail, Rock Run Greenway Trail and the Wauponsee Glacial Trail.

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Note: Some map locations are approximate. Please call the venue at 815-727-8700 for exact directions.

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