Soak Up Some Sun at Theodore Marsh in Crest Hill, Illinois

Happy young woman cycling along a Theodore Marsh trail.

Exercising in the sun is undeniably one of the best ways to get your daily dose of vitamin D. This vitamin is critical in keeping your bones strong. Additionally, vitamin D lowers your risk of certain chronic diseases and is known to be a mood enhancer. So, if you’d like to live a healthier life, then go soak up some sunshine at Theodore Marsh.

Trails at Theodore Marsh

Theodore Marsh serves as the gateway to Rock Run Greenway Trail. The trail’s paved 11.24-mile road is perfect for hiking, running, biking, and skating. You can also enjoy a leisurely short walk if you prefer.

In the winter, locals enjoy using the trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Best of all, there are great places to rest along the trails and savor enchanting views of the local flora and fauna. You can even enjoy a picnic at a scenic spot. If you’d like a larger space, consider renting the Gaylord Road Access Shelter, which can host up to 60 people at a time.


Geocaching is a great activity to enjoy at Theodore Marsh. You can use the GPS capabilities on your phone or tablet to find the hidden treasures others have left for you. Once you find the hidden treasure, you have the option of leaving it or claiming it as a souvenir. But remember to leave something else behind for the next geocacher.

The great thing about geocaching is that you can find new treasures every day. Note that placing of a geocache requires a permit from the Forest Preserve District of Will County.

Make Woodlands of Crest Hill Your New Home

As you can see, Theodore Marsh is a place you’ll want to visit often. If you live at The Woodlands of Crest Hill, you can visit this scenic preserve with ease. So, don’t wait. Contact us today to get more information or to schedule a tour of our luxurious living spaces!

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