Hiking boots or other boots or shoes that offer good support and traction are a good idea. When you arrive, look for volunteers along the lefthand side of the main parking lot, near the end of the parking lot. If you have work gloves, bring them, otherwise gloves will be available.
How to get there: Whistler Woods is just east of 13400 S Halsted in Riverdale. Note that the Halsted bridge is closed for construction thru 6/30/17.
By bike: if you're coming from the north, ride the Major Taylor Trail south until it ends in Whistler Woods and continue to the parking lot to find the volunteers.
By car: from the north - take Ashland south past Broadway in Blue Island. Make the first left after Broadway, then left onto Jackson St. (13400S). Continue east past the light at Halsted. Whistler Woods parking lot is the first left turn after Halsted.
From I-57, exit at eastbound 127th, then turn right on Ashland, and follow the directions above.
From I-94, exit at westbound 130th. Continue past the viaduct, right (northbound) on Indiana, then continue left on 127th. Follow the directions above.
By transit: Pace 352 Halsted bus