The Virgil Gilman Nature Trail has its eastern terminus just off Hill Avenue north of Ogden Avenue (Route 34). If you enter from the south you will pass the Sports Zone on your right. It is a large dome-shaped structure.
The entrance to the Virgil Gilman Trail is about an eight-of-a-mile further on your left. If you park there you can then head west towards the western terminus at Waubonsee Community College.