Paddock Woods

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Location & Things to Do

Paddock Woods


S 86th St, south of Calumet Sag Rd/Rte 83
Cook County, IL 60464
(near Palos Park)

Things to Do & Amenities

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

Picnic Groves

  • Grove #1
    • Capacity: 50 people
Event Permits PageGrove PDF Map of Paddock Woods


Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts


Sag Valley Trail System

The Sag Valley Trail Systems’ miles of looping and connecting unpaved trails take visitors to some of the most remote areas of Cook County.

Location: Homer Glen, Lemont & Palos Park



Estimated Total Length

20.4 miles


Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts

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

Volunteer Opportunities

Paddock Woods has a lowland flatwoods that the Palos Restoration Project is working to restore. Volunteer activities center on the removal of invasive species like honeysuckle and barberry. Collection and distribution of seeds may also be done in season. Main tools used are loppers and hand saws. Weather permitting, volunteers will build and burn brush piles.