Plan Your Visit

The entrance for Big Marsh Park is at 11555 S. Stony Island Avenue in Chicago. The zip code is 60617.

Big Marsh is between the neighborhoods of South Deering, Jeffery Manor, Pullman, Riverdale, East Side, and Hegewisch. Good information about directions can be found at Friends of Big Marsh.

Specific transit directions can be obtained from

CTA: Take the Jeffrey Jump (J14) bus which stops on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago. There is space for two bikes on front rack of bus. Last stop is at 103rd street bus station. From there, cross 103rd onto Doty, make a right at first stop sign and a left at second stop sign (Stony Island). Big Marsh will be on your left after the tracks. 

Driving: Exit Bishop Ford Extension at 103rd/Stony Island and bear right. Right (south) at Doty Road. Follow Doty to the right, Left at the stop sign (Stony, but now a two lane road). Follow Stony 1.5 miles. Once you cross the train tracks, everything to your left is Big Marsh Park. Pass the first small parking lot (north end of park), left into bike park parking lot.

From the Dan Ryan expressway (I-94): Take I-94 E to E 103rd St. Take exit 65 from I-94 E/Bishop Ford Fwy