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Chicago River Day Clean-up Paddle

a person holding up garbage from a river cleanup

Date & Time:

Sat, May 8 • 9 am


Beaubien Woods
W Doty Ave S, southeast of E 130th St & S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60827 (view web map)


The health of the Chicago River system continues to improve, but litter remains a stubborn problem harmful to people and wildlife. The Forest Preserves of Cook County and Friends of the Chicago River are looking for your help on our annual spring river cleanup.

All participants are required to wear masks and practice physical distancing. 


  • 312-415-2970