Rockford Park District revamps Atwood Trails in New Milford


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A Stateline hiking trail has seen a lot of action amid the pandemic. Atwood Trails in New Milford is an outdoors destination through all four seasons.

That is why the Rockford Park District is revamping the path.

Crews broke ground on Phase Two of a construction project on Monday. It includes creating trails at different levels of difficulty for all to enjoy.

“The Atwood Silent Sports Trail system, which is approximately 5 miles of purpose-built, off-road single track, which are off-road trails for mountain bikers, trail runners, cross country skiers, hikers, all manner of outdoor uses,” said Ian Linnabary, a member of the Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners.

The renovations are being funded through tax dollars and donors.

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