Chicago Sights

Jackson Park

  • Park/Playground

Published 08/31/2015

Fodor's Review

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.

Sight Information


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

Published 08/31/2015


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