The Will County Forest

McKinley Woods Forest Preserve

The Will County Forest Preserve District’s McKinley Woods is located on McKinley Woods Road just south of the Highlands subdivision. The preserve is a scenic place for picnicking, hiking, or biking along the I & M Canal. Tent camping is allowed with a permit, as well as fishing.

Located within McKinley Woods – Kerry Sheridan Grove in Channahon, the District’s Four Rivers Environmental Education Center rests within a picturesque setting. Nestled among oak trees and positioned where the Des Plaines, DuPage, and Kankakee Rivers meet to form the Illinois River, Four Rivers offers a stunning view of the outdoors and peaceful surroundings for conferences, banquets, and meetings. A small kitchen is available for caterers to use.

For more information, contact the Will County Forest Preserve at (815) 727-8700.