Hours Notes

Natural areas are open from dawn to dusk daily.


Hegewisch Marsh is 129 acres of native marsh, wetland, and wet prairie habitats along the Calumet River. The site has over a mile of trails through the scenic park. It is also a premiere site for hemi marsh and wetland birds, as well as other wildlife, such as deer, beavers, and amphibians. 

Map & Facilities

Hegewisch Marsh Natural Area

13000 S Torrence Ave
Chicago, IL 60633
United States