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Posted on: June 26, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Illinois Prairie Path Ribbon Cutting Is July 27

Illinois Prairie Path ribbon cutting

The Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Illinois Prairie Path Trailhead project is 2:00-4:00 p.m. Thursday, July 27 north of City Hall, 28W701 Stafford Place.

The ribbon cutting will occur at 2:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served.

The Trailhead Project improves a section of the Illinois Prairie Path at Illinois Route 56 and Batavia Road. 

Key elements of the project include:

  • A permanent bathroom facility
  • A covered picnic shelter area
  • A drinking fountain
  • A bike repair station and bike racks
  • A seating area and informational kiosk
  • Space for community events

Other work includes:

  • Relocating walkway lighting
  • Updating site furnishings 
  • Landscaping
  • Relocating the existing butterfly garden 

Photo of biker and walkers on the Trailhead courtesy of Keith Swinden

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