Salt Creek Greenway Association

The Salt Creek Greenway

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PURPOSES OF THE SALT CREEK GREENWAY ASSOCIATION

Identify, inventory and promote the natural, historic, cultural and recreational resources of the Salt Creek Greenway and spheres of influence

Promote the Greenway as a tourism destination and economic resource

Support the expansion and connection of regional trail systems and the development of canoeable water trails

Support floodplain protection and riparian ecosystem restoration

Collaborate with groups, agencies and municipalities to protect greenway features and attractions

Promote the scenic beauty and historic values of the Greenway for public appreciation and awareness



Salt Creek Bicycle Trail
Photo by Forest Preserve District of Cook County
The Salt Creek Greenway Trail is a multi-agency project serving as a model of intergovernmental cooperation and includes:

Addison Park District
Village of Addison
Elmhurst Park District
Village of Oak Brook
Oak Brook Park District
Brookfield Zoo
Village of Lyons
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

OTHER PARTNERS IN THE WATERSHED

Salt Creek Watershed Network
Friends of the Chicago Portage
Olmsted Society of Riverside
Riverside Museum
Lyons Historical Society
Brookfield Historical Society
Illinois Nature Preserves Commission
Western Springs Historical Society
Fullersburg Historic Foundation
Graue Mill and Museum
Mayslake Peabody Estate