Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Chicago Riverwalk

Most attractions are only open mid-May through mid-October.

  

Friends of the Chicago River

Closed for the season. This advocacy group's vision is to link the more than 50 urban neighborhoods and suburban communities along the 156-mile Chicago...

  

Chicago Lakefront Trail

Bike 20 miles of paved and blacktop pathways that wind along the Lake Michigan shoreline past harbors, beaches and the Lincoln Park Zoo. The trail...

  

Chicago Park District Fishing

Because the Web site is hard to navigate, call Bob Long Jr. "The Fishin' Guy" or pick up a brochure at a bait shop in Chicago for details on fishing...

  

Henry’s Sports and Bait Shop

Stop in to pick up fishing equipment of every description. Check the Web site for free workshops and events.

  

Erie Park

Nestled on the east bank of the south branch of the Chicago River, Erie Park turned from dumping grounds to a hilly paradise fit for the little tot...

  

Oz Park

What would Dorothy and her friends from Oz think if they knew that the biggest attraction to their park in the winter was the small but solid hill...

  

Soldier Field Sledding Hill

Long after the Bears have exhausted all possible playoff opportunities for the season and outdoor Soldier Field shutters for its winter hibernation,...

  

Humboldt Park

One of the city's little-known sledding gems, Humboldt Park offers guests on the west side of the city the opportunity to get their sled on. And when...

  

Montrose Harbor

This hill wasn't designated for sledding, but come winter, Cricket Hill in Montrose Harbor is one of the city's premier destinations for downhill fun....

  

 







 
 
 
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