26th Street Woods
At 26th Street Woods, enjoy a trip along a paved 7-mile stretch of the Salt Creek Trail or get your canoe or kayak on the water.
About 26th Street Woods
Launch in or take out from the Salt Creek Water Trail at 26th Street Woods. For more information, please visit PaddleIllinoisWaterTrails.org.
The Salt Creek Greenway Trail is made up of a series of paved trails winding through dedicated nature preserves, forest preserves, and local parks — all of which make for a pleasant stroll or a full day’s hike. As a migratory corridor for wildlife, the Salt Creek Greenway affords excellent opportunities for birding and wildlife viewing at places like Salt Creek Woods Nature Preserve and Bemis Woods. The trail system extends west from Bemis Woods into DuPage County, passing through forest preserves and parks as you continue north.