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.

See other parks in Illinois.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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