This beautiful trail travels 3 miles to Lowell Park, one of the most unique city parks in Illinois. This “rail to trail” is on the old IC rail bed originally built in 1854. Trail planning and acquisition was started in 1989 and completed in 1991. Construction was completed and the trail was opened in November of 1992.
Park at the southern end of the Lowell Parkway Trail off Washington Avenue or at the northern end in Lowell Park (2114 Lowell Park Rd.).