Salt Creek Greenway Association

The Salt Creek Greenway

Purpose and Partners

Places to Visit


Greenway Trails


Special Greenway Projects

Trail System Miles
Salt Creek Greenway Trail 30
Illinois Prairie Path 55
Fox River Trail 50
Great Western Trail 12
Centennial Trail 20
Ned Brown Forest Preserve 11
DesPlaines River Trail beginning at the Wisconsin State Line

The Salt Creek Greenway Trail is designated a priority greenway in the Northeastern Illinois Regional Greenways Plan and extends through 9 communities with a combined population exceeding 300,000 residents and includes:

15 forest preserves in two counties
8 local parks and recreational facilities in 5 communities
5 National Historic Register sites and other historic attractions
Shopping malls, theaters, restaurants, employment and economic centers, mass transit services, historic homes, vintage communities and spacious subdivisions
Salt Creek Land and Water Trails
Photo by Laura Barghusen