Best Places to take your Dog Around the Heritage Corridor

Fido wants to explore along with you! Check out our dog-friendly locations around the Heritage Corridor so that you no longer have to leave your four-legged best friend at home. Take them through the trails of Starved Rock State Park, out to eat at the Public Landing Restaurant, and even inside a comfortable suite at the Home2Suites in Joliet.  Read more about some the many locations Fido may accompany you.

Just remember to double-check with each location about their pet policities.  And, also remember to keep your canine companion safe, hydrated, and within their physical capabilities when out walking and hiking.


• Public Landing Restaurant and Banquet Center -  Lockport, IL (Outdoor Patio)

• Big Fish Grille - Willmington, IL (Outdoor Patio)

• The Lone Buffalo by Tangled Roots Brewing Co - Ottawa, IL (Outdoor Patio)

Dog sitting next to table of people at the public landing in lockport

(Public Landing Restaurant) 

Ale Trail:

• Hickory Creek Brewing Co - New Lenox, IL

• Miskatonic Brewing Company - Darien, IL

• Pollyanna Brewing - Lemont, IL

a dog on a leash inside of Miskatonic Brewing

(Miskatonic Brewing Co.) 



• Home2 Suites Hotel - Joliet, IL

• Marriott TownePlace Suites Hotel - Joliet, IL

• Pleasant Creek Campground - Oglesby, IL

dog sitting on a guys lap inside of Home2Suites Hotel

(Home2 Suites)

Hiking Trails:

• Starved Rock State Park Oglesby, IL - 13-mile mix of paved, stairs, and boardwalk (Leashed on Trails)

• I&M Canal Trail Will County, IL - 7.57-mile crushed limestone/paved linear trail (Leashed on trails)

• Centennial Trail Lemont & Willow Springs, IL - 9.3 miles paved surface (Leashed on trails)

• Rock Run Greenway Trail Crest Hill & Joliet, IL - 11.24 miles flat, paved linear trail (leashed on trails)

a parent and child sitting on their shoulders walking through the trails of starved rock with dog on leash

(Starved Rock State Park) 

No trip is complete without your four-legged best friend! So be sure to bring your pup with you on your next adventure at these locations.

Scene Through The Corridor