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Lincoln Park

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Address: 2045 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614-4707
Phone Number: 312-742-7726
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Home to the Lincoln Park Zoo, this popular park is also located in a...

Home to the Lincoln Park Zoo, this popular park is also located in a neighborhood called Lincoln Park.

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Need some down time while you are in the city head to Lincoln Park and do some strolling along the shores of Lake Michigan. This is green space for the locals and visitors. You... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Need some down time while you are in the city head to Lincoln Park and do some strolling along the shores of Lake Michigan. This is green space for the locals and visitors. You will see people running, riding bikes, walking, and just enjoying each others company. If you are near the zoo definitely take in the animals....who could pass... More 

Thank Karen K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here and did 4 miles jog. A lot of sight seen but mostly are mediocre. The conservatory park has admission fees which isn't really extraordinary compare to Como in MN/Minnesota. There aren't a lot recreational benches and machines. Most of them at outdated. The sidewalk are under cared with rotten leaves and mud.

Thank Lydia H
Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very kid friendly zoo with fun actitivies for the kids (old and young). Park was very green, well maintained and a great way to spend a day.

1 Thank CCRountree
bonita springs fl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Along the lake this strip of green has domething for everybody - even a dog park , lots of space for bike riding, running with many youth soccer fields.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spacious pleasant space with statues and monuments and Lake Michigan. It is a log park and there are abundant restaurants and shops along it's west boundary.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

My only complaint about the park is the fact that there are no signs. You get into the main park area and there are numerous trails but no guidance where you are going or what there is to see. Beyond that the park is lovely and well maintained. The zoo is the central thing to see and is free. Also... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Lincoln Park is the nicest park in all of Chicago and I would rate it close to Central Park in NYC for the variety of activities one can do there and its scenic beauty. The Lincoln Park Zoo, which is inside the park and FREE!!, is the best urban zoo in the country. The arboretum is fantastic and definitely worth... More 

Thank Andy R
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Nice place for a walk among the trees . Lots to see and do. Wandered zoo and grounds for hours. Highly recommended day trip.

Thank Jettinpecker
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Close to downtown Chicago so easy to walk to and get a little relief from all the hustle and bustle. Great walking paths and greenhouse, zoo and nature center to wander through if you want. On Saturday and Wednesday's in summer and into October there is a farmers market in the park which is one of the best in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Fantastic park that seems to stretch for miles. A Nature trail, Zoo, Conservatory and perfectly situated between Lake Michigan and that wonderful architecture of the Gold Cost. Has some superb flower beds too! A must visit on any trip to Chicago and rightly, well used by locals.

1 Thank Anyleven L

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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