Around Town: Beyond Swings and Slides, Parks and Other Outdoor Areas

Dated: May 21 2022

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Baseball diamonds. Basketball courts. Swings. Slides. You can find all the usual park favorites in Elmhurst's parks. But did you know you can also find chess tables? A butterfly garden? Horseshoe pits? One Elmhurst park, Eldridge Park, even has a canoe launch. 

Last May, we shared a blog post listing which Elmhurst parks have picnic tables, concession stands, pickleball courts, and more, including the chess table at Marjorie Davis Park, horseshoe pits at Salt Creek Parkthe canoe launch at Eldridge Park, and the butterfly gardens at Marjorie Davis Park, Eldridge Park, and Wilder Park

This year we're widening our reach to include parks and outdoor areas in more towns our clients and agents know well. Whether you're seeking a place to reel it in with some fishing or you're looking for some direction with orienteering programs, outdoor areas in and around Elmhurst cover it all. 

Blackwell Forest Preserve, Warrenville
Chain O' Lakes, Spring Grove
Silver Springs, Yorkville

DuPage County Forest Preserves
Eldridge Park, Elmhurst
Forest Glen Park, Oak Brook

Horse Trails
Busse Woods, Rolling Meadows
Danada Equestrian Center, Wheaton
DuPage County Forest Preserve Trails

Model Airplanes
Cook County
DuPage County Forest Preserves
Illinois Clubs

Nature Walks
Great Western Prairie, Elmhurst
Lilicia Park, Lombard
Waterfall Glen, Darien

DuPage County Forest Preserve
Silver Springs, Yorkville
Waterfall Glen, Darien

What are some of your favorite outdoor areas to visit in Elmhurst and the surrounding towns? Share with us by sending an email to or sharing on our Facebook page. 

With over 70 years in the Elmhurst community, LW Reedy real estate agents know this town and the surrounding areas, from parks and forest preserves to schools and neighborhoods. If you're thinking of buying or selling a home in Elmhurst or the surrounding areas, contact our LW Reedy Realtor. We would love to help.

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