Hours Notes

Natural areas are open from dawn to dusk daily.


Canal Origins Park Natural Area is 2.1 acres of native prairie habitat, located within the southern half of Canal Origins Park in the Lower West Side community. It is situated on the banks of the Chicago River and offers a place to fish.

Help keep wildlife wild, safe, and healthy by following posted signage and Natural Areas Rules and Regulations


For directions using public transportation visit www.transitchicago.com.

Map & Facilities

Canal Origins Park Natural Area

2701 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608
United States