Arroyo Trails Trailhead

Exelon Generation Trail

Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers Outdoor Fitness Stations

Log Climber


Arroyo Trails, A Discovery Woodlands

What will you discover when you explore Arroyo Trails?







Discover Arroyo Trails!


Arroyo EntranceArroyo Trails, A Discovery Woodlands, is a nature park development of the Channahon Park District planned in cooperation with the People for Channahon Parks Foundation. Set on a truly unique 78-acres, the nature park is unlike any other, reintroducing children and families to nature and enriching life. Arroyo Trails offers numerous opportunities for outdoor play, fitness and education!

Arroyo Trails is located North of U.S. Route 6 between the DuPage River and Bell Road, three miles west of I-55. Click here for map.





Trail & Fitness Stations are ready for you to explore!

TrailExelon Generation Trail
The Exelon Generation Trail is a unique crushed stone nearly one-mile (two miles out and back) trail that takes you along the ravine, winding creek and forest areas for kids and families to play and experience nature! You’ll discover beautiful overlooks, boardwalks and bridges, with sightings of white tailed deer, nestling birds, blue heron and more. Check out the trail map here.




Fitness StationMorris Hospital & Healthcare Centers Fitness Stations
Enjoy fitness inspired by nature, fresh air, sunshine, and beautiful scenery on Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers three Fitness Stations located near the trailhead!







Phase 2 construction complete!  Phase 3 begins Summer 2021!

Phase 2 of construction at the trailhead included the Aux Sable Outdoor Amphitheater with stone path, the ExxonMobil Potawatomi Village where children can learn through play, water play area with interactive fountains promoting push to play, a slide, and council ring with tree stump seats.

Phase 3 begins in Spring 2021 and includes a pavilion shelter, restrooms and additional trail improvements.


How is Arroyo Trails funded?

Arroyo Trails is funded by the People for Channahon Parks Foundation, a tax-exempt 501(c)3 foundation, and managed by the Channahon Park District.

The Foundation is extremely grateful to all of the companies and individuals who have supported Arroyo Trails! Among our committed supporters, the following are our Major, Golf, Silver and Bronze sponsors:

Major Donors
Exelon Generation
Aux Sable 
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers

Gold Donors
Cotter Family
D’Arcy Buick-GMC
Hollywood Casino – Joliet

Silver Donors
John & Joanne Carnagio
CN Stronger Communities Fund
Diversified CPC
Greenscape Services – Greg & Kelly Stytz
The Grainger Foundation
David & Susan Landahl
Ron & Mary Ann Lehman
Dennis & Sharon Martin
Minor Family
Ozinga Materials
Michael Rittof
Wadsworth Company

Bronze Donors
2 Get Moving Realty
Channahon Minooka Rotary Club
Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell
Jerry & Lorraine Davidson
John & Noreen Dollinger
Gail Durkee
Edward Jones, Channahon – Michelle Denoyer
First Community Financial Bank
First Midwest Bank
Donna & Chuck Szoke
Venture One Real Estate


Event proceeds from the Foundation’s two annual events, Putts & Suds and the Celebrity Ryder Cup Style Golf event, have helped support the Arroyo Trails development.

PFCPF has also received a Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and was a 2019 recipient of the competitive Park Development and Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) Grant.

Raffle – Drawing October 26, 2020
Grand prizes included free golf for a year at The Bluffs in Channahon, booze filled YETI cooler and $150 gift card.

Future Pavilion

Our Community Campaign for the pavilion shelter and restrooms is coming soon!


24856 W. Eames St, Channahon, IL 60410
Phone: (815) 467-7275 |  Fax: (815) 467-5677  |
People for Channahon Parks Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. TIN: 26-4058097.

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