Fall generally offers ample opportunities to find all sorts of fungus in the preserves and as cooler, wet weather moves in, be on the lookout while on the trails.
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Trail Location and Access
The Veterans Memorial Trail begins at 135th Street in Romeoville where it overlaps Centennial Trail and travels north 3.26 miles to Interstate 355. Centennial Trail splits off at I-355 heading east into Cook County. Veterans Memorial Trail continues north through Lemont to Internationale Parkway in Woodridge.
The trail is jointly owned and managed by the Forest Preserve District and the Village of Woodridge.
The Veterans Memorial Trail may be accessed from Centennial Trail - Schneider's Passage in Romeoville. (View on a Google Map)
Trail Experience and Activities
The Veterans Memorial Trail is a hilly, paved linear trail and travels through woodland. It is ideal for the following activities: