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WE APOLOGIZE!!  We’ve recently had email problems; they’re now resolved.  If you’ve been trying to reach us, please resend your question/comment to  Thank you!


The  June 2016 IPP Newsletter  is now available.

July 8.  Antique Bike drill team demonstration in Downtown Wheaton

….    See the Featured article in the Daily Herald!

New Construction Updates have been posted.

Thank You to our Earth Day Cleanup volunteers!!

How May Watts Inspired the IPP and Rail-Trail Movement

Rails to Trails features the IPP in their Winter 2016 magazine.

Read about our new online archives on the History page!

Click on Upcoming Events below to see what’s coming next!



Our Mission

To preserve, enhance, and advocate on behalf of the Illinois Prairie Path for current and future generations.

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We invite you to become a member and to help make this one of the best trail systems not only in Illinois, but in the United States and throughout the world. Together, we will promote the health and well-being of our trail, our environment and our communities.