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Trails

The Peoria Park District has many opportunities for walking, hiking, and biking. The paths and trails in the Park District range from paved, level walkways to rough, steep hiking trails. There’s something for everyone! Below is an overview of trails and paths in the Park District.

Paved and Fairly Level:

Becker Park, 0.6 miles
3400 Woodhill Lane

Bielfeldt Park, 0.25 mile loop
5609 N. Galena Road

Northtrail Park, 0.9 mile loop
1621 W. Meadowview Drive

Chartwell Park,(map under construction!) 0.6 miles
2828 Willow Lake Road

Franciscan Recreation Center, 0.5 mile loop
908 Sterling Avenue

Grand View Drive sidewalk, 1.75 miles
Glen Ave. to Grand View Drive Park

Peoria Park District Rock Island Greenway, 13  miles
Alta to Riverfront

Stadium Park, 0.45 mile loop
500 East Lake Avenue

Paved But Not So Level:
Bradley Park Roads
1500 N. Park Road

Charter Oak Park, 0.6 miles
5802 Orange Prairie Road

Glen Oak Park Roads
2218 N. Prospect

Sommer Park North, 1.25 miles
6600 N. Basket Oak Drive

Hiking – Gravel – Accessible

Illinois River Bluff Trail (IRBT) Oakbrook, 0.4 miles
Access at 720 W. Brookforest Drive

Illinois River Bluff Trail Robinson Hill Prairie Loop, 0.35 miles
400 W. Mossville Road

Illinois River Bluff Trail – Wokanda, 0.2 miles
620 Boy Scout Road

Tawny Oaks Nature Center (map under construction!), 0.5 mile loop
715 West Singing Woods Road

Hiking – Natural Surface – Easy
Illinois River Bluff Trail – Wokanda purple, 0.65 miles
620 Boy Scout Road

Illinois River Bluff Trail – Deerbrook Plateau, 0.4 miles
Access at 720 W. Brookforest Dr.

Detweiller Park – Dry Run Trail, 0.6 miles
8327 N. Galena Road

Detweiller Park – Ridge Top Trail, 0.5 miles
8327 N. Galena Road

Forest Park Valley and Valley Loop, 1.75 miles
5809 Forest Park Drive

Hiking – Natural Surface – Medium
Detweiller Park No Name Trail, 0.25 miles
8327 N. Galena Road

Forest Park Bee Tree and Deer Run, 3 miles
5809 Forest Park Drive

Tawny Oaks (map under construction!), 1.1 miles
715 West Singing Woods Road

Hiking – Natural Surface – Difficult

Detweiller Pimiteoui, 3.2 miles
8327 N. Galena Road

Forest Park Pimiteoui, 1.25 miles
5809 Forest Park Drive

Forest Park Wakerobin, 2.75 miles
5809 Forest Park Drive

Illinois River Bluff Trail Wokanda to Detweiller, 6.9 miles
Trailheads at 620 Boy Scout Road, 201 West Mossville Road, end of Poplett Hollow Drive, and at 8327 N. Galena Road

Please visit our premier hiking facility at the Forest Park Nature Center! FPNC has trails for all ages and skill levels, as well as educational offerings in the Nature Center itself. Make a day of it for the whole family at FPNC!

Please remember, as Forest Park Nature Center and Tawny Oaks are located within State of Illinois dedicated Nature Preserves, pets are not allowed.

Trails have been routed to avoid sensitive natural areas, so we ask you to please stay on the trails.