Veterans Memorial Trail


One section of the Veterans Memorial Trail begins at Hadley Valley and travels through Lockport. Another section overlaps with Centennial Trail and travels north 3.26 miles to Interstate 355 then 1.47 miles to Internationale Parkway in Woodridge.





Trail location and access 

Veterans Memorial Trail begins at the Spring Creek Greenway Trail at Hadley Valley east of Interstate 355 and travels north 3.54 miles to connect with a state-owned trail along 159th Street in Homer Glen.

The trail picks up again 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 1.47 miles north through Lemont to Internationale Parkway in Woodridge. A small portion of the trail located in DuPage County is owned and managed by the Village of Woodridge.

Eventually, another phase of construction will extend the path north from 159th Street to 135th Street in Romeoville. 

The northern portion of Veterans Memorial Trail may be accessed from Centennial Trail – Schneider's Passage in Romeoville. (View on a Google Map)


Trail experience and activities

Veterans Memorial Trail is a hilly, paved linear trail and travels through woodland. It is ideal for the following activities:

  • Biking
  • Hiking/running
  • In-line skating
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing

Trail connections

Centennial Trail: The southern end of Veterans Memorial Trail in Romeoville partially overlaps the 10.81-mile, paved linear Centennial Trail, which travels east from Will County into Cook and DuPage counties. The two trails split at I-355.

Southern DuPage County Regional Trail: The northern end of the trail connects to the 46-mile, multi-jurisdictional Southern DuPage County Regional Trail, which serves the communities of Aurora, Naperville, Woodridge, Darien, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, Westmont, Clarendon Hills, Willowbrook and Burr Ridge.