Adopt-A-Trail

Hennepin Canal Parkway Adopt-A-Trail Project
We welcome you to adopt a section of the Hennepin Canal to help keep it clean!

The following Canal sections run East-West from lock #2 (Bureau – Illinois River) to lock #29 (Colona – Rock River). Click on the underlined section id to view an aerial map with access routes etc. The miles, in brackets, next to the section id provide the length of the section.

Note: To Adopt-A-Trail (i.e. Section) individuals or groups must provide all applicable information on the following forms:

  1. Adopt-A-Trail Agreement   MS Word  or  PDF
  2. Adopt-A-Trail Liability Waiver   MS Word  or  PDF

Section -1 ( .6 mile)
From: Lock #2 (Bureau)
To …: RR Bridge #1 .3 mile
To …: Bridge #1 .2 mile
To … : Lock #3 (Section includes cleanup of Lock #3 area)

Section -2 (2.4 miles)
From: Lock #3 (Access: Bureau Rt. 29/26)
To … : Restrictor #1
To … : Restrictor #2
To … : Lock #4 & AQ #1 (Inverted siphon) 1.6 miles
To … : Restrictor #3
To … : Route 180 Bridge
To … : Bridge #2 (No road access)

Section -3 (1.9 miles)
From: Bridge #2 (No road access)
To … : Restrictor #4
To … : Lock #5 .3 mile
To … : Pipe Culvert #3
To … : Restrictor #5
To … : Bridge #3 (Access: S. of Princeton)

Section – 4 (1.0 mile)           This section adopted by: Kim Jalley(LaSalle), Andrew Jalley,
From: Bridge #3 (Access: S. of Princeton)                             Jane Yesinowski, and Gina Czubachowski
To …: RR Bridge #2
To …: Lock #6 .2 mile
To … : Restrictor #6
To … : Restrictor #7
To …: Lock #7

Section – 5 (1.0 mile)
From: Lock #7
To …: Bridge #4 .3 mile (Access: E. of Tiskilwa or S. of Princeton)
To …: Lock #8

Section – 6 (1.0 mile)          This section adopted by: Ed Herrmann(Spring Valley) & Ray Sandrolini(Peru)
From: Lock #8
To …: Lock #9 .2 mile
To …: Bridge #5 (Access: NE of Tiskilwa)

Section – 7 (1.0 mile)           This section adopted by: Ed Herrmann(Spring Valley) & Ray Sandrolini(Peru)
From: Bridge #5 ( Access: N. of Tiskilwa)
To …: Lock #10

Section – 8 ( .85 mile)         This section adopted by: Ed Herrmann(Spring Valley) & Ray Sandrolini(Peru)
From: Lock #10
To …: Bridge #6 .75 mile (Access: N. of Tiskilwa or S. of Princeton)
To …: Lock #11 .05 mile
To …: Bridge #6A

Section – 9 (1.35 miles)
From: Bridge #6A (Access: N. of Tiskilwa or S. of Princeton)
To …: Lock #13

Section – 10 ( .8 mile)
From: Lock #13
To …: Bridge #7 .2 mile (Access: SE of Wyanet or SW of Princeton)
To …: Bridge #8 .5 mile
To …: Lock #14 (Includes cleanup of Lock #14 area)

Section – 11 (1.1 miles)
From: Lock #14
To …: Bridge #9 (Access: SE of Wyanet or SW of Princeton)

Section – 12 (1.0 mile)
From: Bridge #9 (Access: SE of Wyanet or SW of Princeton)
To …: AQ #3 .7 mile
To …: Lock #18

Section – 13 (1.4 miles)      This section adopted by: Laurence Rohter(Riverside)
From: Lock #18
To …: Bridge #10 .7 mile (Access: S. of Wyanet)
To …: Lock #19 .1 mileTo …: RR Bridge #3

Section – 14 (1.2 miles)
From: RR Bridge #3
To …: Lock #20 .4 mile
To …: Lock #21 & Lift Bridge .3 mile
To …: Bridge #11 (Access: Route 6 W. of Wyanet)

Section – 15 (1.1 miles)
From: Bridge #11 (Access: Route 6 W. of Wyanet)
To …: Bridge #13

Section – 16 (2.4 miles)
From: Bridge #13 (Access: NW of Wyanet)
To …: Bridge #14

Section – 17 ( .9 mile)
From: Bridge #14
To …: RR Bridge #4 .8 mile
To …: Bridge #14A (Access: Route 40 SE of Sheffield or I-80 exit 45 S.)

Section – 18 ( .9 mile)
From: Bridge #14A (Access: Route 40 SE of Sheffield or I-80 exit 45 S.)
To …: Visitors Center .3 mile
To …: Bridge #15 & Emergency Gates .6 mile
To …: Bridge #15A (I-80)

Section – 19 (1.9 miles)
From: Bridge #15A (I-80)
To …: Bridge #16 (Access: N. of Sheffield)

Section – 20 ( .9 mile)
From: Bridge #16 (Access: N. of Sheffield)
To …: Bridge #17

Section – 21 (1.0 mile)
From: Bridge #17 (Access: NW of Sheffield)
To …: Bridge #18

Section – 22 ( .9 mile)
From: Bridge #18 (Access: NW of Sheffield)
To …: Bridge #17A .8 mile
To …: Feeder Junction

Section – 23 (1.0 mile)
From: Feeder Junction
To …: Bridge #18A .4 mile
To …: Lock #22 & Bridge #19 (Access: NE of Mineral)

Section – 24 (1.1 miles)
From: Lock #22 & Bridge #19
To …: AQ #4 .6 mile
To …: Bridge #20 .3 mile
To …: Bridge #21 (Access: NW of Mineral)

Section – 25 (2.1 miles)      This section adopted by: Sara & Emily Wheeler(Mineral)
From: Bridge #21 (Access: NW of Mineral)
To …: Bridge #22

Section – 26 (1.5 miles)      This section adopted by: CHS Annawan
From: Bridge #22
To …: Bridge #23 (Access: Route 78 N. of Annawan or I-80 exit 33 N.)

Section – 27 ( .6 miles)       This section adopted by: Jim Norway
From: Bridge #23 (Access: Route 78 N. of Annawan or I-80 exit 33 N.)
To …: AQ #5

Section – 28 (1.3 miles)     This section adopted by: Jim Norway
From: AQ #5
To …: Bridge #24 (Access: NW of Annawan)

Section – 29 ( .9 miles)       This section adopted by: Hadyen’s Hikers
From: Bridge #24
To …: Bridge #25 (Access: NW of Annawan)

Section – 30 (1.1 miles)      This section adopted by: Hadyen’s Hikers
From: Bridge #25 (Access: NW of Annawan)
To …: Bridge #26 .5 mile
To …: Lock #23 .1 mile
To …: Bridge #27

Section – 31 (1.1 miles)       This section adopted by: Rita Yordy(Atkinson)
From: Bridge #27
To …: Bridge #28 (Access: NE of Atkinson)

Section – 32 (1.1 miles)       This section adopted by: Barbara & Jim Schang
From: Bridge #28
To …: Bridge #29 (Access: N. of Atkinson)

Section – 33 ( .8 miles)      This section adopted by: Mike Sanders
From: Bridge #29
To …: Bridge #30 (Access: NW of Atkinson)

Section – 34 (1.0 mile)        This section adopted by: Ray Rogers
From: Bridge #30 (Access: NW of Atkinson)
To …: Bridge #31

Section – 35 (1.2 miles)      This Section adopted by: The Matt Sharer Family (Moline)
From: Bridge #31
To ….: Bridge #32 .8 mile
To ….: AQ #6 .2 mile
To ….: Bridge #33 (Access: E. of Geneseo)

Section – 36 (2.0 miles)     This section adopted by: Joanne Gernant & Patti Fahey(Geneseo)
From: Bridge #33
To …: Bridge #34 (Access: E. of Geneseo)

Section – 37 (1.3 miles)      This section adopted by: Don Minneart
From: Bridge #34
To …: Bridge #35 (Access: E. of Geneseo)

Section – 38 (1.1 miles)       This section adopted by: Pam Halligan
From: Bridge #35
To …: Lock #24 & Bridge #36 (Access: N. of Geneseo)

Section – 39 (1.1 miles)      This section adopted by: Mary Beth Farber and Marcia & Gregg Swanson
From: Lock #24 & Bridge #36
To …: Bridge #37 (Access: Route 82 N. of Geneseo)

Section – 40 (1.1 miles)       This section adopted by: Dan Holtz(Geneseo)
From: Bridge #37 (Access: Route 82 N. of Geneseo)
To …: AQ #7

Section – 41 (1.2 miles)       This section adopted by: Dan Holtz(Geneseo)
From: AQ #7
To …: Bridge #38 (Access: NW of Geneseo)

Section – 42 (1.1 miles)       This section adopted by: Brad Chandler & Mark Bauer(Geneseo)
From: Bridge #38 (Access: NW of Geneseo)
To …: Bridge #39

Section – 43 (1.0 mile)       This section adopted by: Todd & Kay Sieben(Geneseo)
From: Bridge #39 (Access: NW of Geneseo)
To …: Lock #25

Section – 44 (1.1 miles)       This section adopted by: The Breidenstein Family(Geneseo)
From: Lock #25
To …: Lift Bridge #40 1.0 mile (Access: E. of Colona)
To …: Lock #26

Section – 45 (2.2 miles)     This section adopted by: Cindy & Bruce Walters(Geneseo)
From: Lock #26 (Access: E. of Colona)
To …: AQ #8 (Inverted siphon)

Section – 46 (1.2 miles)     This section adopted by: The Mike Radue Family(Geneseo)
From: AQ #8 (Inverted siphon)
To …: Bridge #41 (Access: S. of Dayton or I-80 exit 7 E.)

Section – 47 (1.4 miles)      This section adopted by: Jill & Dave Berg
From: Bridge #41 (Access: S. of Dayton or I-80 exit 7 E.)
To …: Bridge #41A (I-80)
To …: Lock #28

Section – 48 ( .6 mile)         This section adopted by: Jill & Dave Berg
From: Lock #28 (Access: Colona by Maple & Water Streets)
To …: RR Bridge #5 (Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific)
To …: RR Bridge #6 (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy)
To …: Bridge #42 (Route 84)

Section – 49 (1.7 miles)
From: Bridge #42 (Access: Route 84 Colona)
To …: Bridge #42A
To …: Lock #29 (Rock River)