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Lincoln Park: Tours & Tickets

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Home to the Lincoln Park Zoo, this popular park is also located in a neighborhood called Lincoln Park.
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2045 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614-4707
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to Lincoln Park before, but today was the first time I’ve actually appreciated the area. We were waiting for a table at a nearby eatery and decided to walk through the park as the weather was so nice. The zoo is surely the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Golden Coast is one of the most beautiful Chicago neighbour-hoods. On the way to the green and red and orange and yellow (during Autumn) Lincoln Park. Not to be missed! Walk the little streets leading to and from Lincoln Park. You will not regret it!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chicago’s largest park, and a beautiful green space for recreation along the lake. Lincoln Park is somewhat far off from the Loop (it takes about a half hour to get to the southern end of the park by public transportation) but I think it’s worth...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A genuine space of quietude and beauty. The zoo and the botanical conservatory are both extraordinary, but the space itself is worth visiting on its own.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CharlieW338
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

REal nice park clean very pretty park . place to play baseball, basketball an take kids to play on play ground.

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank johntavernier
Reviewed October 7, 2019

Very nice park Great place for families especially with young children. You can just walk around and relax. Park is absolutely free and there is also nice Zoo nearby where you can see a lot of animals. There is big beach where you can swim,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed October 3, 2019

The Lincoln Park Zoo is a unique experience, where else can you find polar bears in the middle of downtown? The Zoo is free and offers the unique experience of being in the middle of a major metropolitan area while viewing wildlife and natural beauty....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sharkshockeyfan
Reviewed September 11, 2019

This smallish zoo is a wonderful way to spend a day with the kids, a date or a group of friends. Plus it's free! There are no entry or attraction fees. Known for it's successful ape breeding center, koala bears and beautiful barless enclosures. It...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sharon S
Reviewed September 8, 2019

. . . but a stuffy crowd of people, if you have ever had the dull, dull opportunity of walking among them. This is best enjoyed rapt in the arms of a longtime love . . . because the walk along the pond is rather...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Starsurfer65
Reviewed September 8, 2019

I might be writing a biased review as the day we visited the zoo it was about 97 degrees outside. We only stayed a little while, but we ate lunch at the bar/restaurant place near the entrance. The prices for food and drinks were akin...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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August 14, 2016|
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Response from Taylor B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking at La Salle and Stockton on the south side of the park and at the Lincoln Park Zoo with the entrance at Fullerton off Lake Shore Drive. Otherwise, if you're lucky and timely, you can find parking along... More
January 19, 2015|
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Response from casa1234 | Reviewed this property |
It is fairly easy to get from the Lincoln Park neighborhood to Soldier field. You can take the Red Line from the Fullerton Station or Armitage Station (depending on where you are in Lincoln Park) to the Roosevelt Station... More