Jackson Park

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Jackson Park

Address:6401 S Stony Island Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

Size: 600 acres.
Location:South Lake Michigan lakefront between 56th and 67th Sts.
Facilities:Picnic area, boat launches, beaches, running track, paths, playgrounds, sports courts, fitness center, meeting rooms, 18-hole golf course and driving range.
Activities:Boating, fishing, swimming, bicycling, horseback riding, golf, tennis, basketball, football, soccer, softball, cross-country skiing, recreation programs.
Special Features:The park was first created to host the 1890 World's Columbian Exposition. Today, one of the most notable buildings from that historic World's Fair--the Fine Arts Palace--is the home of Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. Other features in the park include a beach house with an interactive play fountain (at 63rd St.) and Wooded Island, which contains a nature sanctuary and Japanese garden. Immediately north of the park is famous Promontory Point, and to the south is the South Shore Cultural Center.

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