Arroyo Trails, A Discovery Woodlands

Donor Appreciation Plaza

Outdoor Circuit

Water Play Area Interactive Fountains

Pavilion Pad

Council Ring

Outdoor Amphitheater

Exelon Generation Trail



Let’s make Arroyo Trails Complete!

The People for Channahon Parks Foundation (PFCP) is kicking off a Community Drive to complete Arroyo Trails as they continue raising funds needed for this outstanding outdoor treasure. The cost to complete Arroyo Trails is $500,000 and we need the community’s help! We’re asking the community to consider making a one-time donation or reoccurring donation to the PFCP in their efforts at Arroyo Trails.

Phase II of construction at the Trailhead and will include an outdoor amphitheater with stone path, the Potawatomi Village where children can learn through play, water play area with interactive fountains promoting push to play, a River Otter Slide, a pavilion, restrooms, benches, tree stump seats in the council ring; and additional infrastructure with trail improvements and extending the boardwalk.

We sincerely appreciate any amount of donations and will include a Limited Edition Arroyo Trails Gift just for you! Would you consider making a donation today to help complete Arroyo Trails?


Thank you for keeping our parks vital! If you have any questions please contact Michael Rittof, President of the People for Channahon Parks Foundation or email Thank you for your consideration in the Community Drive to complete Arroyo Trails!


Major Donors

The People for Channahon Parks Foundation (PFCP) are extremely grateful to the all the companies and individuals who have enthusiastically stepped up and donated and contributed at our Annual Fundraiser Events that have helped raise to date $1.8MIL for Arroyo Trails. Among our 85 committed donors, some of our Major Donors are Exelon Corporation $150,000, ExxonMobil $100,000, Aux Sable $100,000, Morris Hospital Healthcare Centers $100,000, and D’Arcy Motors $60,000.

PFCP has also received a Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Grant for $200,000 from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and was a 2019 recipient of competitive OSLAD Grant for $400,000 supporting Park Development and Open Space Land Acquisition and Development. PFCP takes pride in the amount raised for Arroyo Trails, non-of which was tax payer money. PFCP also was recently named by the National Association of Park Foundations for their design and results at Arroyo Trails as the 2018 Best Practice Award.

The total anticipated cost to build the Arroyo Trails Project is estimated at $2.3MIL as construction continues on the nature park and the PFCP continues working towards raising the balance of funds needed for this outstanding outdoor treasure. If you are interested in helping with the PFCP efforts at Arroyo Trails please email for sponsorship information.

Discover Arroyo Trails

Arroyo Trails is a nature park development of the Channahon Park District planned in cooperation with the People for Channahon Parks Foundation benefiting a 3 county service area Will, Grundy, and Kendall. Set on a truly unique 78-acre in Channahon, IL, the nature park is unlike any other, reintroducing children and families to nature and enriching life. The nature park is located north of U.S. Route 6 between the DuPage River and Bell Road, three miles west of I-55.

Arroyo Trails, A Discovery Woodlands is open to the community. Families are enjoying the amenities of the park and being out in nature. The Exelon Generation Trail is a gorgeous one-mile (two-mile out and back) taking you along a woodlands discovery of Virginia Bluebells, winding creek bed with sightings of White Tailed Deer, Nestling birds, and Blue Heron. And the Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers Fitness Stations located at the Trailhead are there for you to enjoy fitness inspired by nature, fresh air, and sunshine.

Construction at Arroyo Trails is in Phase 2, which included an outdoor classroom council ring, outdoor amphitheater, nature themed playground with water play area, and many additional interpretive, educational and fun opportunities for children and families to experience nature. Phase 3 will include a pavilion shelter with restroom.The park will also feature many nature based educational programs offered throughout the year among the woodlands and grasslands on the property including summer camps, special events, and scout group programs.


Keep our Parks Vital.

Support Arroyo Trails Today and Give!

Community Drive to Build Pavilion!

Support Arroyo Trails Today and Give!


Sponsorship Levels

Major Donors:


Gold Sponsor:

$50,000 – $99,999

Silver Sponsors:

$15,000 – $49,999

Bronze Sponsors:

$5,000 – $14,999

Community Support:

$1 – $4,999


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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