Allison Woods

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Location & Things to Do

Allison Woods


Milwaukee Ave & Winkleman Rd
Cook County, IL 60062
(near Northbrook)

Things to Do & Amenities

  1. Portable bathroom open May 1 to October 31 depending on weather conditions.

Picnic Groves

  • Accessible Grove #1
    (with shelter)
    • Accessible May 1 to October 31.
    • Distance to parking: 136 ft
    • Distance to accessible portable bathroom: 90 ft
    • Capacity: 100 people
Event Permits PageGrove PDF Map of Allison Woods


Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts


Des Plaines River Trail System

The unpaved Des Plaines River Trail follows its namesake river through more than a dozen forest preserves, allowing visitors to enjoy casual strolls, full-day adventures and anything in between.

Location: Chicago, Des Plaines, Glenview, Melrose Park, Mount Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, River Forest, Rosemont, Schiller Park & Wheeling


Paved & Unpaved

Estimated Total Length

28.4 miles


Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts

*Please be a courteous trail user: Follow posted signs and our trail rules and etiquette.

Canoe Landing

A carry-in canoe landing provides access to the Des Plaines River.