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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Centennial Trail

The Centennial Trail is a 13-mile multi-county off-road trail which will start in Cook County near the Chicago Portage site along the Des Plaines River in Lyons. It is located on the south side of the Des Plaines River.  The northern trail head is at the Columbia Woods at Wentworth Avenue.  The trail proceeds south along the Des Plaines River and traverses the southeast corner of DuPage County south of Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve.  West of IL Route 83, the trail is maintained by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County.

The Centennial Trail continues southwest from that point and joins the Illinois and Michigan Canal Trail at 135th Street in Romeoville.  Both trails combined provide a 60+ mile network.  This network is within the I & M Canal National Heritage Corridor and provides an unparalleled combination of scenic trails and access to our cultural heritage.


For information on the Centennial Trail and I&M Canal Trail in Will County, click on the link below.  

For information on the I&M Canal Trail and heritage Corridor from IDNR, click on the link below.