Trails for Hiking, Walking, and Running
There are a variety of beautiful, multi-use trails woven throughout Winnebago County. Whether you are looking to take a stroll down a well-worn path to admire the wildflowers, take a journey on one of the many accessible nature trails, or embark on a hiking adventure deep into the forests, Winnebago County has what you want!
Scroll down to see a map of all trails.
The following locations have paved paths surrounded by natural area and wildlife.
- Kishwaukee River Forest Preserve
- Rock Cut State Park
- Severson Dells Nature Center
- Forest Preserves of Winnebago County Headquarters
- Baumann Park
- Khlem Arboretum
- Blackhawk Springs Preserve
Find a full interactive map listing all of the accessible trails in the area here.
Learn more about Theraputic Recreation and accessible parks and programs at the Rockford Park District here.
If a program, service, or activity of the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County is not accessible to persons with disabilities, contact the District’s Accessibility Coordinator at 815/877-6100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our region is also home to numerous equestrian trails. The Forest Preserves of Winnebago County lists their horse-friendly trails here, and Lockwood Park Trailside Equestrian Centre and Children’s Farm offers horseback riding lessons, guided trail rides, and equestrian camps and activities.