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McKinley Woods  


FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF WILL COUNTY

McKinley Woods offers nature lovers 473 acres of woodlands to enjoy. Bird watching is only one of the relaxing activities available here. This nature preserve has three picnic facilities complete with grills. Picnic shelters are available at two of the facilities. Horseshoe pits are located nearby for the those who enjoy tossing a shoe or two.

Two and a half miles of trail wind through the property providing a peaceful setting for that afternoon walk or cross country workout. Fishing and canoeing are available on the Illinois & Michigan Canal or the Des Plaines River. Both offer a great day of relaxing recreation.

McKinley Woods is situated along the Illinois & Michigan Canal, providing an additional 61 miles of recreational trail. Hiking, bicycling, cross country skiing, and snowmobiling are only a few of the activities one can enjoy along the trail. Family and group camping is also available at McKinley Woods by permit only.

For More Information:

Forest Preserve District of Will County
McKinley Woods
McKinley Woods Rd, Channahon 60410
(815)727-8700

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