Crow Island Woods Archives

Crow Island Woods

Posted January 26, 2016

1140 Willow Road, Winnetka, IL 60093
Hours: 6am to 10pm

About

  • 17.91 acres (Neighborhood Park)
  • Benches
  • Dogs Allowed (on leash)
  • Drinking Fountains
  • Parking Spaces
  • Picnic Sites & Tables
  • Shelter (available for rent – learn more)
  • Wooded Natural Areas
  • Walking Paths

History

  • Acquired: 1919-1997.  Purchased from various families and street vacations

Crow Island Woods Stewardship Plan

The Crow Island Woods Stewardship Plan was developed in 2011 to address environmental issues for a sustainable ecosystem. Since this time, the District has also had to account for storm damage and emerald ash. This 5-phase maintenance project has been communicated to the Village Forestry Department. The District utilized the technical assistance of The Pizzo Group and Ecology + Vision, LLC, consulting firms whom are sustainable landscape architects and ecologists.

PLEASE NOTE: The Crow Island Woods Stewardship Plan was created prior to any thoughts or discussions centered on the use of Crow Island Woods as part of the Village’s stormwater solution. Any use of Crow Island Woods for stormwater mitigation would be fully vetted by the Park Board and in keeping with the agency’s mission. At this time, there has been no formal request made to the Winnetka Park District.

Click on image below to view interactive map with plan details!

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