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Lincoln Park

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Address: 2045 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614-4707
Phone Number: +1 312-742-7726
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00

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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Great park by the lakefront

Walking and running trails, ponds, zoo, conservatory. What more could you ask for? Cheaper parking... There are free parking spots on Stockton, but they fill early.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking and running trails, ponds, zoo, conservatory. What more could you ask for? Cheaper parking... There are free parking spots on Stockton, but they fill early.

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Franklin Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great park .. free zoo .. lovely flowers .. great view of the city. statues.. trails .. you can easily spend the day and its all free. just an awesome park.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great park surrounded by trees, good place to hang out and relax. It is also gives you a great view to the city skyline.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice park but it also is the name of the neighborhood next to it. The park is huge and runs east to Michigan Lake and its full of green, trees, a Zoo, lakes and boats. Its lovely during the summer.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park offers great views of the city skyline. There's also a free conservatory and zoo. We had three and a half days in Chicago and spent our last half day before our flight in Lincoln Park. It was a perfect way to end our trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely oasis type park. Beach and lake one side, large park other - with lots of different things to do/visit - from the brilliant Chicago Museum in the south to the Zoo further north. There is a farmers/organic market here Sat mornings.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lincoln Park zoo has done an excellent job of retro-fitting older zoo enclosures to meet modern standards (and appear to be renovating more), but the majority of the large animals seem to be in very small areas compared to newer zoos. Having said that, it's a great place to spend a lovely fall day walking outside and there are... More 

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Cobleskill, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful park on the shores of Lake Michigan. There are scenic pathways and a wonderful area near the lake.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's amazing 'for a large metropolitan city to encompass a park of this size If you're interested in sculling, you can do it in a lagoon not far from Lake Michigan, or boating in a harbor there, or ball teams play in various fields. It also includes the Zoo and Botanical Garden. Nice place to relax.

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk to the northernmost tip of the "Magnificent Mile" (North Michigan Avenue) and you will find yourself at the southern base of one of Chicago's larger urban parks. Not particularly wide at any point, the park gains its size by stretching for considerable distance north and south just to the west of the busy Outer Drive. But inside the park... More 

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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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