Located just 40 minutes South of the Chicago Loop, Shorewood is nestled between I-80, I-55 and the scenic DuPage River, allowing easy access to downtown as well as beautiful trails and scenery right at home. River Crossing offers easy access to paved trails along the beautiful DuPage River. Native grasses and vegetation surround the peaceful ponds. From green spaces and wooded picnic areas to a bustling shopping corridor, Shorewood has something for everyone.
Illinois Route 59 runs along the East side of town, featuring several major anchor stores, grocery stores, a generous selection of restaurants and many local businesses. This growing community has many retailers to choose from just a short drive from home.
FUN THINGS TO DO IN SHOREWOOD
There is plenty to see and do in Shorewood. From trail systems that connect neighboring towns, to local farms that offer fun seasonal events for the whole family, everyone will find something to enjoy. The DuPage River trail system offers many access points for rafting or canoeing, or simply spending a hot summer day wading in the cool waters. There are several picnic shelters available for those large gatherings. Bring a camera because you are sure to spot many species of wildlife, including deer, cranes and the occasional eagle.
Shorewood is situated 40 miles southwest of Chicago’s bustling downtown. Conveniently nestled between Interstate 80 and 55, which provides a nationwide east west route. The Metra station is a 20 minute drive, if you prefer to commute downtown by train.
Just east of the River Crossing community, residents have convenient access to St. Joseph’s hospital, which provides immediate care services, laboratory, x-ray and digital testing. There are many urgent care facilities, general practitioners and specialists throughout the town, as well.
Residents of River Crossing are part of Minooka Community School District 111 and Troy 30C. Your children can attend Troy Shorewood Elementary School through 4th grade. 5th and 6th graders attend Orenic Intermediate School and Troy Middle School for 7th and 8th graders.
River Crossing students will attend the highly-regarded Minooka Community High school. This mid-sized school offers a unique educational experience through its two campuses.