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
--Kids Fishing Clinic, Sunday, June 17;
        Friday, June 29,  9 - 11 a.m.
--Your Day in the Park, Saturday, June 16
        Stewardship Workday10 a.m. - noon 
        Solar Gazing, 11 - noon
--Family Nature Day, Saturday, June 30, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

                               Thanking Dow and Starbucks

  • Read about Nature Play Area Project on News page

  • Donate: Nature Play Area Fund Raising Campaign