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Montrose Beach Dunes Stewardship Workday

  • Montrose Beach 4400 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL, 60613 United States (map)

For our workdays, dress in light layers and bring a good hat with a brim, sunscreen, and a bottle of water. Waterproof footwear is a must. Be sure to pack binoculars because there will be birds everywhere! Tools and equipment are generously provided by the Chicago Park District.

Free parking passes are available for our workdays, so if you need one, park temporarily by the beach house and stop by the workday basecamp (look for the big tent). Place a pass on your car dashboard and park anywhere in the big central lot.

Directions: The dunes are located at the far east end of Montrose Beach. If driving, take Lake Shore Drive and exit at Montrose Avenue. Travel east along the harbor as the road winds to the right. Park along the harbor and walk north where you will see a flagpole next to the beach house. The dun habitat is to the right, next to the concrete fishing pier.

All ages and physical abilities are welcome, so please feel free to bring family and friends!

Montrose Beach dunes. Photo courtesy Chicago Park District.

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