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Blackwell Forest Preseve

Mack Rd and Williams Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189
+1 630-933-7248
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This place was huge and a great drive to look at the fall colors. It just kept going and going and... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Muscatine, Iowa
Running trails

I only went average because I only know the running trails. They are well maintained and cross a... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Indianapolis, Indiana
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“archery range” (6 reviews)
“big tube” (2 reviews)
“silver lake” (2 reviews)
Mack Rd and Williams Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189
+1 630-933-7248
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This place was huge and a great drive to look at the fall colors. It just kept going and going and going. I would love to come back in the summer and check out the trails, but gorgeous to look at fall colors on the...More

Thank chrisjX2046PC
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I only went average because I only know the running trails. They are well maintained and cross a good route through trees and past some water There's enough pathways to get 4-5 miles in, within the preserve limits. The trails are not paved but are...More

Thank Cweb123
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

A great place to have outdoor fun! You may fish and boat at a Lake. Hike the many trails. A great place to grill your hot dogs and burgers and have your famly picnic. Find a shady camp site for the night⛺️. In winter time...More

Thank 459harryt
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The park has it all! Archery area, lake with boat rental and snack shop, hiking trails, picnic area. Good fishing in the lake as well.

Thank bill n
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My wife and I really enjoy training on our bikes through the woods on all the different pathways. You really are able to getaway and back to nature after a long day after work. We have been able to see quite a few deers in...More

Thank sds898
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I almost hate to share how great this forest preserve is! I would like to keep it serene! This forest preserve in Warrenville IL (NOT Wheaton, as it is located in my town with a mailing address of Warrenville as well...) is a great place...More

Thank wrytr7
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Went here with the kids on Saturday to hike and have fun. We scaled Mt. Hoy and were treated to a beautiful view of the suburbs and in the distance the city of Chicago. There are other things to do in Blackwell including picnicing, kayaking...More

Thank xQuizx
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Ran the trails here in college and afterwards. Some shady off-road spots, and a large hill to try at the end of the loop.

Thank Loeweb821
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our family loves this place. This is where my daughter learned how to bike. Our Bible study group meets here once a year. My friend celebrates her birthday here. The lake is a good place for boating. It's a hidden gem in Wheaton-Warrenville! Please, be...More

Thank fantas T
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I have been going here ever since I moved to Winfield back in 1992 and I keep forgetting it is only a few miles from my house. I have had picnics, cookouts, get togethers and just throwing balls or catching frisbees many times years ago...More

Thank RadfordC
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Debra W
24 August 2015|
Response from traumitized | Reviewed this property |
yes, dogs are allowed,you must obtain a permit from the park, for your dog and he must be leached...