Traffic map
Article posted: 6/25/2013 11:37 AM

Walking trail in works for Naperville park

  • Article
text size: AAA
By Daily Herald report

Construction on a limestone walking trail will begin this summer at May Watts Park at 804 S. Whispering Hills Drive in Naperville, park district officials said.

Park officials said they met with residents in 2011 and 2012 to agree on a basic layout for the trail. The district conducted an engineering study last year to confirm the feasibility of the plan.

Advertisement

When complete, the trail will connect the north entrance of the park at Sequoia Road to the south entrance at Oakton Lane, including a loop around the southern portion of the pond.

The park was named for May Theilgaard Watts, a writer, teacher and founder of the Illinois Prairie Path.

To view the proposed layout for the path, visit http://www.napervilleparks.org/parks/may-watts-park. For periodic updates on the project, visit www.napervilleparks.org.

Comments ()
We are now using Facebook comments to offer a more inclusive, social and constructive discussion. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.

This article filed under

Latest Video

MostViewed

Today
Yesterday
Most Commented
Top Jobs

    View all Top Jobs Place a job ad

    MarketsReport

    DHExtras

       
    • Newspaper next section - Newspaper next section Report card checker - report card checker
    • Dh innovation award 2 - Dh innovation award 2 Zillow /real estate page
    • Discuss refer On Guard series
    • Newspaper archives -- Monday or anyday Mike North

    FacebookActivity

    BusinessDirectory

    Connect with a business or service in your area fast. First select a town, then enter a search term or choose one of the listed popular searches:

    Don't see your town listed? Visit our full directory to begin your search.