Plan your visit

Plan Your Visit

The entrance for Beaubien Woods is located at West Doty Ave, southeast of 130th Street and Ellis Avenue in Chicago.

The entrance for the boat launch is off of 132nd Street and east of Greenwood Avenue.

Public Transportation

For people using the CTA, from the north you can take the Red Line to the 95th Street Station and the South Michigan Bus (34) which incudes a 1.1 mile walk at the end. Specific directions can be obtained from


For people driving the address/nearest intersection: 13400 S. Doty Ave. Chicago, IL or Exit 69 off the southbound Bishop Ford (I-94)

Directions: South on the Bishop Ford (I-94), take exit 69 to Beaubien Woods Forest Preserve. The park drive to the right leads to Flatfoot Lake on your left. To get to the boat launch, exit I-94 at 130th St. and head west. Turn south (left) on Ellis Ave. and left again on Doty Ave. At Carver Military Academy cross the railroad tracks on 132nd St. Turn left on the park drive.