The 60-acre Joliet Junction Trail was acquired between 2000 and 2002.
Prior to the District’s acquisition of the land, it was an abandoned railroad.
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Trail Location and Access
The Joliet Junction Trail travels 4.36 miles from Crest Hill south through Joliet.
The trail may be accessed from the following locations:
- Theodore Marsh (Gaylord Road, Crest Hill)
- Joyce Road/Walmart Parking Lot, Joliet (View on a Google Map)
Trail Experience and Activities
The Joliet Junction Trail is a flat, paved linear trail and travels 4.36 miles through residential areas. It is ideal for the following activities:
- In-Line Skating
- Cross-Country Skiing
Rock Run Greenway Trail: The north end of the Joliet Junction Trail connects to the 9.93-mile, linear paved Rock Run Greenway Trail at Theodore Marsh.
I&M Canal State Trail: Street routes in Joliet connect the south end of the Joliet Junction Trail to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ crushed limestone I&M Canal State Trail.
Together, the Joliet Junction Trail, Rock Run Greenway Trail, and I&M Canal State Trail provide a 16-mile, mostly paved loop trail.