Elizabeth A. Conkey Forest

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Locations & Things to Do

Elizabeth A. Conkey Forest-North

Things to Do & Amenities

Picnic Groves

  • Grove #6
    • Capacity: 200 people
  • Grove #7
    • Capacity: 150 people
  • Accessible Grove #8
    (with shelter)
    • Accessible May 1 to October 31.
    • Distance to parking: 183 ft
    • Distance to accessible portable bathroom: 183 ft
    • Capacity: 300 people
Event Permits PageGrove PDF Map of Elizabeth A. Conkey Forest-North

Hours

Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts


Elizabeth A. Conkey Forest-South

Things to Do & Amenities

  1. Portable bathroom open May 1 to October 31 depending on weather conditions.

Picnic Groves

  • Accessible Grove #1
    (with shelter)
    • Accessible May 1 to October 31.
    • Distance to parking: 280 ft
    • Distance to accessible portable bathroom: 200 ft
    • Capacity: 200 people
  • Grove #2
    • Capacity: 100 people
  • Grove #3
    • Capacity: 100 people
Event Permits PageGrove PDF Map of Elizabeth A. Conkey Forest-South

Hours

Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts


Nature Notes

Birdwatchers can spot migrating birds such as the winter wren, vireos, gnatcatchers, phoebes and tanagers along Tinley Creek. Belted kingfishers have built nests in spring and early summer along the creek banks. Broad-winged hawks and red-headed woodpeckers also spend time here.