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Centennial Trail

Trail History

The 386-acre Centennial Trail was acquired between 1993 and 2013.



Trail Location and Access 

The Centennial Trail travels 3.26 miles from Schneider's Passage northeast through Romeoville to the Cook County line.

The Centennial Trail may be accessed from the following locations managed by the Forest Preserve District

Trail Experience and Activities

Centennial Trail is a 3.26-mile, linear paved trail in Will County.

From Schneider's Passage/Isle a la Cache in Romeoville, Centennial Trail is a flat trail that travels along the Des Plaines River through woodland and features a historic swing bridge. It is ideal for the following activities:

  •     Biking
  •     Hiking/Running
  •     In-Line Skating
  •     Cross-Country Skiing
  •     Snowshoeing

Trail Connections

I&M Canal Trail: Centennial Trail connects to a 3.17-mile crushed limestone segment of the I&M Canal Trail that travels from 135th Street, just east of Schneider's Passage, south to Second Street in Lockport. The I&M Canal Trail continues south with a 1.05-mile section owned by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Lockport Township Park District. This trail segment provides access to the Park District's Dellwood Park and Dellwood West. The I&M Canal Trail stretches farther south to the District's Joliet Ironworks Historic Site in Joliet where it connects via a street route to the I&M Canal State Trail at Lower Rock Run Preserve – I&M Canal Access in Joliet, McKinley Woods – Kerry Sheridan Grove in Channahon, and McKinley Woods – Frederick's Grove in Channahon.

Veterans Memorial Trail: At Schneider's Passage in Romeoville, the Centennial Trail overlaps a portion of the 4.73-mile, linear paved Veterans Memorial Trail.

Centennial Trail: At the Cook County line, the north end of the trail connects to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County's Centennial Trail.


The Centennial Trail travels 3.26 miles from Schneider's Passage in Romeoville northeast to the Cook County line. 





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