“A paved path winding along the most beautiful river in northern Illinois!”
— Jim Johannsen
Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Wildflowers · Wildlife
Path open 6 a.m. to half an hour after sunset.
Permitted uses: walking, jogging, roller blading, x-country skiing, bicycling. All bicyclists must stay on the paved path.
No motorized vehicles or horses are permitted.
This 2.5-mile path begins in Kishwaukee River Forest Preserve and spends most of its time winding through the forests and prairies of Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve. This is a popular spot for hikers and bikers in the summer months.