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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Bikeways and Trails


Trail Closures

We graciously appreciate your patience and cooperation with the period closures and reroutes that take place on the County's trail network.  Contact us if you encounter any issues on posted detours.

Detours & Closures

Illinois Prairie Path - Aurora Branch - Frontenac Road to the CN / EJ&E railroad

This segment of the Prairie Path is closed do to changed traffic patterns on the CN / EJ&E Railroad. The railroad is currently parking trains at the existing at-grade railroad crossing necessitating the re-routing of the Prairie Path. The Prairie Path has been re-routed to Diehl Road while the County develops plans to construct an underpass.   View Detour Map


Due to construction at a nearby Commonwealth Edison facility, this segment of the Salt Creek Greenway Trail (SCGT) between the Itasca/Wood Dale Reservoir and Bauman Court is going to be closed from late November 2017 through early May of 2018.  Trail users: please use School Street, Wood Dale Road, and Mittel Drive as a detour.  Signs will be posted to direct you to the detour.

Trail Closure Alerts

Information concerning trail closures, trail detours, and maintenance activities will be posted on this page as it becomes available.  Trail closures that are listed on this page will also be shown within the DuPage Trails app, noted by an orange "I" symbol with additional information that displays when clicked.  Trail closure alerts are updated daily.

Submit a Trail Maintenance Request

If you observe any downed branches or trail obstructions, report them in one of the following ways:

  • Report the issue using DuPage County's Citizen Reporter App.  Use the app to provide a location, maintenance request type, and description of the issue.  Any reported trail issues are immediately sent to the appropriate agency.  The app is both desktop and mobile-friendly.
  • Email the Trails Coordinator at  The Trails Coordinator is available by email Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.