West Ridge Nature Preserve, Park Advisory Council (PAC)

Chicago Park District

We Strive to Protect and Enhance

The Native Biodiversity of the Preserve

For People and Wildlife.

Our Members and Volunteers

Advocate, Educate and Work.

Preserve Walk-in entrance at 5801 N Western Ave
(intersection of Ardmore & Western
Hours: Sunrise to Sunset


  • Participate in Preserve Activities
--Bird Walk, Sunday, May 13, 8 - 10 a.m
--Kids Fishing Clinic, Saturday, May 19, 9 - 11 a.m.
--A Weekend of Stewardship Workdays
      Come Saturday, May 19 or Sunday, May 20, 10 a.m. - noon
--Sound Walk, Saturday, May 19, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

  • Read about Nature Play Area Project on News page

  • Donate: Nature Play Area Fund Raising Campaign