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Lincoln Park

2045 North Lincoln Park West, Chicago, IL 60610 (Lincoln Park)
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Ranked #32 of 366 attractions in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Parks, Neighborhoods
Description: Home to the Lincoln Park Zoo, this popular park is also located in a neighborhood called Lincoln Park.
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

beautiful park with gorgeous view of the city skyline for picture taking! clearly the locals thought the same as there were bridal parties there taking photos! and there's a free zoo - how awesome is that!! definitely go if you have some time to chill :)

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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420 reviews 420 reviews
151 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I really like this vibrant, diverse area of Chicago, there's a lot to do here. Numerous restaurants and parks and Lincoln Park itself is worth a good hour or two just to explore it on a nice day. There'll be kids playing and families having a picnic here, making it almost a scene from a Norman Rockwell painting. Get away... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This expansive park is beautiful in spring and summer! It offers many paths to walk, jog, push a stroller, skate, bike in addition to public areas to,picnic, play, and rest. The gardens are.well kept and there a playgrounds for children and parking available. Definitely one of my favorite,places!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Run or walk on the path ways, it's the perfect getaway from the city. Play ball with your family on the gorgeous green gardens. Relax on the grass with your loved ones enjoying a classic picnic with a unique skyscraper views. Don't miss the Lincoln Park Zoo which, by the way, it's completely free (donations accepted).

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Vancouver, B.C.
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178 reviews 178 reviews
80 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is a nice way to get away from the hubub of the city for a little while. It is very walkable. We wandered through the zoo at closing time. (We weren't impressed with the enclosures for the animals and wouldn't bother returning for the zoo.) It's nice to have a large green space where you can walk and enjoy... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

the lincoln park close to the Lake Michigan is a perfect junction of green park, animal zoo and indoor botanical garden. it is a nice and cool garden area for recreation during the weekend. The small botanical garden contains numerous species of flowers, trees, pines, orchids, fishes etc. It is a very soothing and relaxing experience to be close to... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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142 attraction reviews
341 helpful votes 341 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Lincoln Park is quite large and it houses a zoo inside of it which is free. There are many benches and places to relax, picnic and people watch. Many people were walking their dogs and enjoying the day. There is a statute of Abraham Lincoln that is cool. Close to the zoo there is a small bridge from which you... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I rented a Divvy bike and rode all around the park (watch out for strollers!) for a long time. It sits right next to great neighborhoods and on the other side is the lake. The scenery is beautiful and I can't wait to go back again! I love the statues and the zoo along the way.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,394 reviews 1,394 reviews
702 attraction reviews
722 helpful votes 722 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This park is huge, and comprises the zoo as well which is definetely not worth your time, especially because the animals are not properly safeguarded in decent, clean and spacious enough areas. But the park is fine and if you are lucky there is a sunday fair going on which allows you to buy fruits and pies and other great... More

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Davis, CA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Lincoln Park is a spectacular urban park (one of the best in the entire country). Take a break from your downtown Chicago experience, and venture up--just a little ways--up here, and it's just great. There is a terrific urban zoo, no charge! And very cool beach-side lake/park opportunities. What we would most recommend is for you to--gasp, rent a bike...... More

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