beaches in chicagoland

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Forest Park Beach
Lake & Deerpath Roads
Lake Forest, IL
(847) 615-4284

Illinois Beach State Park
Lake Front
Zion, IL 62863
(847) 662-4811

Petersen Park Beach
4311 Lakewood Road
McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 363-2168

Sunrise Beach
455 Sunrise Avenue
Lake Bluff, IL
(847) 295-6586

Main Beach
Crystal Lake Park District Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
(815) 459-0680

West Beach
Crystal Lake Park District Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
(815) 459-0680

Chicago Park District Beaches

  • 12th Street Beach: 1200 S. Lynn White Drive (12th St. @ Lake Michigan, on Northerly Island)
  • 31st Street Beach: 3100 S. Lake Shore Drive (31st St. @ Lake Michigan)
  • 57th Street Beach: 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive (57th St. @ Lake Michigan)
  • 63rd Street / Jackson Park Beach: 6300 S. Lake Shore Drive. (E. Hayes Drive @ Lake Michigan)
  • Calumet Beach: 9801 S. Ave. G (Ave. G @ Lake Michigan)
  • Fargo Beach: 1300 W. Fargo Ave. (Fargo Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Foster Beach: 5200 N. Lake Shore Drive (Foster Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Hartigan Beach North (Columbia): 1040 W. Columbia Ave. (Columbia Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Hartigan Beach South & Hartigan Park (Albion, Pratt & North Shore)
  • 1031 W. Albion Ave. (Albion Ave. @ Lake Michigan) OR 1050 W. Pratt Blvd (Pratt Blvd. @ Lake Michigan) OR 1040 W. North Shore Ave. (North Shore Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Howard Street Park & Beach: 7519 N. Eastlake Terrace (Howard St. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Jarvis Ave. Park & Beach: 1208 W. Jarvis Ave. (Jarvis Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Juneway Terrace Park & Beach: 7751 N. Eastlake Terrace (Juneway Terrace @ Lake Michigan)
  • George A. Lane Beach at Thorndale: 5915 N. Sheridan Rd. (Thorndale Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Leone Beach North & Leone Park: 1222 W. Touhy Ave (Touhy Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Leone Beach South & Loyola Park: 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave. ( Greenleaf Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Montrose Beach: 4400 N. Lake Shore Drive (Montrose Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • North Ave. Beach: 1600 N. Lake Shore Drive (North Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Oak Street Beach: 1000 N. Lake Shore Drive (Oak St. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Oakwood / 41st Street Beach: 4100 S. Lake Shore Drive (41st St. @ Lake Michigan, parking @ Oakwood Blvd.)
  • Ohio Street Beach: 400 N. Lake Shore Drive (Ohio St. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Kathy Osterman / Hollywood Beach: 5800 N. Lake Shore Drive (Hollywood Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Rainbow Beach: 2873 E. 75th Street (75th St. @ Lake Michigan)
  • Rogers Ave. Park & Beach: 7705 N. Eastlake Terrace (Rogers Ave. @ Lake Michigan)
  • South Shore Beach: 7059 S. South Shore Dr. (71st St. @ Lake Michigan)