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News & Updates

The  IPP June newsletter  is now available.  Enjoy!!

The Path is among WBEZ’s top 10  Wilds of Chicago!!

More than 400 volunteers participated in the April 27 clean-up.  THANK YOU!!

    – The Daily Herald encouraged everyone  to come out!!  So did we  🙂

Rails to Trails Conservancy article  highlighting the IPP anniversary!!

Great video:  History and Prehistory along the Illinois Prairie Path

East Branch DuPage River Trail  (EBDRT) is gaining momentum!

   – Sign the online  EBDRT petition!  The trail will connect to the IPP!

There are many ways to get involved.  See our Upcoming Events.

Please review important Safety Tips



Our Mission

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


Check Out our Videos

Highlights Video (1:02)
Intro to the Illinois Prairie Path (8:04)

Getting Involved

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.