Includes links to City of Chicago-based parks and recreation areas, including national, state and city-sponsored parks.
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Chicago Park District
The largest park district in the United States. Information on park events, histories, activities, as well as local trivia.
Friends of the Parks
Not-for-profit citizens' membership organization dedicated to the protection, preservation and continued improvement of Chicago's parks and lakefront beaches. Sponsors the annual (Long After Twilight Ends) LATE ride, a popular bicycle ride held overnight.
Details of park history and special events, general information about the park and Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Crown Fountain, Lurie Garden, and the Cloud Gate sculpture.
William W. Powers State Recreation Area
A 160-acre tract was acquired by the state in 1947 and became known as the Wolf Lake Conservation Area. Other acquisitions have now increased the area, to 580 acres, of which 419 acres are water.
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