Hours Notes

Natural areas are open from dawn to dusk daily.


Park 601, often known as "Dunning Read Conservation Area" or "Dunning Read Natural Area", is an approximately 21-acre park in the Dunning Community of northwest Chicago. Comprising prairies, wetlands, and woodlands, the park has approximately 0.8 miles of trails and is under active restoration.

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.


Advisory Council

Contact: Brian Stevens,   President
Meeting Details:

2nd Wednesday of the month 6pm at the Dunning Library.

Map & Facilities

Park No. 601 - "Dunning Read Natural Area"

4050 North Oak Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634
United States