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African American Heritage Water Tour

Date & Time:

Sun, Jun 11 • 10 am - 1 pm


Beaubien Woods Boat Launch
E 132nd St, east of S Greenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60827 (view web map)


Celebrate Openlands’ 60th anniversary by paddling the African American Heritage Water Trail on the Little Calumet River! Take a guided canoe ride through history and nature with Wilderness Inquiry’s canoe mobile. Experience the beauty of the river and learn about themes in history on the east end of the trail such as the Underground Railroad and environmental justice.

Reserve your tickets now! All are welcome, no paddling experience is required.