Swallow Cliff Woods

Vincent Juarez urges on his dogs at Swallow Cliff Woods, taking advantage of the recent blizzard to train for a dogsledding race in Michigan. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Snowy Landscape Makes Perfect Dogsledding Conditions

At Swallow Cliff Woods in Palos Park – which is best known for the 125-step stair climb and the toboggan run that has been closed for more than a decade – Vincent Juarez stood on the back of a sled, pulled by his three dogs.


Swallow Cliff Woods (Credit: Cook County Forest Preserve District)

Forest Preserve Seeks Public Input On Swallow Cliff Upgrades

The Cook County Forest Preserve District drew a good-sized crowd Thursday morning for an open-air public meeting to discuss planned improvements to the Swallow Cliff Woods preserve in Palos Hills.