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The information below is provided to keep you informed about the Forest Preserve District of Will County's ongoing or recently completed land acquisition, restoration, and development projects.
Wauponsee Glacial Trail - Hoff Road Access Development (Completed November 2014)
Project Name:
Wauponsee Glacial Trail - Hoff Road Access Development (Completed November 2014)
Project Type: Development
Project Status: Completed
Project Location:
The project is located on the Wauponsee Glacial Trail on the south side of Hoff Road in Elwood.
Project Description:
The Wauponsee Glacial Trail - Hoff Road Access Development project will consist of the development of a public access area at Hoff Road on the Wauponsee Glacial Trail in Elwood.

The project is a joint partnership between the Forest Preserve District of Will County and the United States Forest Service and will service visitors of both the District's Wauponsee Glacial Trail and Forest Service's Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie.

The proposed improvements include vehicular and equestrian parking, signage, accessible picnic area, and a trail connection to the Wauponsee Glacial Trail. A latrine and small shelter are included as alternates to be added if funding is available. The District and Midewin will share in the maintenance of this site.

This project is funded by the Forest Preserve District's Capital Improvement Program and a partnership with the United States Forest Service.

Work is planned for May 2013 through 2015.

For more information and to view a map of the project area, download the Project Fact Sheet and Mapping linked below.

Photograph Courtesy of Tim Good
 
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