Big Marsh Park

Big Marsh Park

Bike Park | 2,681

Big Marsh Park posted a link
2 weeks ago

Check out this great video from REI. FoBM is proud to have been generously supported by REI's Rewilding project and this is a wonderful introduction to the concept on a national scale. Big Marsh segment starts around 2:45. Thanks Brenda M Dixon and Peter Taylor for participating!

Big Marsh Park posted a link
4 weeks ago

Check out this blogpost about FoBM's first youth cycling apprenticeship on the Southeast Side!

Friends of Big Marsh shared a photo.
Friends of Big Marsh shared a photo.
2 months ago

It was a great expereince to bring our Big Marsh Bike Ambassadors from Trumbull Park to the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum to meet with the young people from Museum 44..."Where Hip-Hop Meets History". Getting these young leaders together is what it is all about!

Big Marsh Park posted a link
2 months ago

Thanks to Carmen and Jennifer for this wonderful piece on the bike convergence and short track kick off! It well illustrates the opportunity and vision behind Big Marsh Park. We are working to balance a high-quality cycling destination with equity and access for our communities. Please read it The Radavist when you get a chance!

Big Marsh Park posted a link
2 months ago

We'd like to give a BIG thank you to Evanston Bicycle Club for the generous $2,000 donation towards the new pump track at Big Marsh!

Between this donation, and our donor match program, we're getting there, but we still need more support! Please donate at https://www.bigmarsh.org/donate-now.html or contact paul (at) bigmarsh (dot) org for sponsorship information. Thanks everyone!

Friends of Big Marsh added 3 new photos — at Big Marsh Bike Park
Friends of Big Marsh added 3 new photos — at Big Marsh Bike Park
2 months ago

Proposed @velosolutions pump track design! We can get this built THIS FALL! Please consider supporting us at https://www.bigmarsh.org/donate-now.html. All donations will be 100% matched and are tax deductible.

Big Marsh Park posted a link
2 months ago

A little rain today is a good thing, but it means the trails are all closed. Be sure to follow us here for daily updates: https://www.instagram.com/bigmarshchicago/
Bio will always contain trail status!

Friends of Big Marsh shared a post.
2 months ago

Amazing drone footage of Logan, Cheese, and Tim. Thanks to @polishcamera on IG!

Big Marsh Park posted a photo
2 months ago

Friends of Big Marsh is hosting its final Short Track Race at the Palos Meltdown Festival, Saturday August 3rd. There will be racing, live music, BBQ, mtb demos, and $650 in prizes.

Save $10 and pre-register online at PalosMeltdown.com. All proceeds go back to Big Marsh and will be 1:1 dollar matched for donation!!!!

About
Supporting Chicago's first eco-recreation park in the heart of Chicago's Calumet region.
Description
Supporting Chicago's first eco-recreation park in the heart of Chicago's Calumet region.
Company overview
Friends of Big Marsh are private companies, public agencies, environmental and community groups, athletes, citizens, and outdoor recreation enthusiasts ready to demonstrate to the world the power of play to improve our open spaces, boost local business, and raise quality of life.
General info
You can find Big Marsh on Google, which labels the area Park No. 564. Click here to see: https://goo.gl/maps/6eJqU
Mission
Friends of Big Marsh operates on behalf of Environmental, Community and Recreational groups to maximize the success and community benefit of Big Marsh Park No. 564.
Founded
Chicago Park District, SRAM, Hitchcock Design, Trails for Illinois
Category
Non-profit organisation
Phone
(872) 221-2102

Bike Park Owner: To edit this page simply visit Big Marsh Park and update your About > Page Info section. Changes you make there will sync to this page after a few hours.

Trail Count
No. Trails

8

Trail Levels Count
Beginner

2

Intermediate

2

Advanced

2

Expert

2

Trail Types
Downhill

Enduro

Cross Country

Freeride

Dirt Jump

4 Cross

Pump Track

Skills Section

Uplift Services
Cable Car

Chairlift

Vehicle

Facilities
Bike Shop

Café

Toilets

Address
11599 S Stony Island Ave
Chicago
United States
60617

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