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Jackson Park

  • Park/Playground

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This Hyde Park gem was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted (co-designer of New York City's Central Park) for the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. It has lagoons, a Japanese garden with authentic Japanese statuary, and the Wooded Island, a nature retreat with wildlife and 300 species of birds. Its 63rd Street Beach is a popular summer destination, and the state-of-the-art fitness center means there's entertainment rain or shine.

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Between E. 56th and 67th Sts., S. Stony Island Ave., and the lakefront, Chicago, Illinois, 60637, United States



Sight Details:

  • Daily 6 am–11 pm


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