Located east of Lakeshore Drive, the Chicago Lakefront Bike Path is an 18.5 mile linear park along Lake Michigan that includes beaches, volleyball courts, playgrounds, baseball diamonds, tennis courts and soccer fields. The path system unites a variety of neighborhoods, including Southshore, Hyde Park, Lincoln Park and Lakeview, and serves as both a recreational and transportation resource.
For more information contact the Chicago Park District (312-292-2273), Friends of the Parks (312-922-3307) or the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation (312-427-3325).
Parking and Trail Access
There is usually some traffic on this trail of various types - foot, bike, etc. I was out recently on a pretty cold day with high winds so it was not crowded at all. Lake Michigan was (literally) *right* there. On a windy day it can be very up close and ...
this is still a great path to ride. i only ride beach cruisers and this is just perfect. i know the hard core bikers think it is too slow, but keep in mind there are 100,000 people out and about. between the beaches and the dog parks, tons of stuff to ...
Scenic Trail in Lincoln Park
A busy, noteworthy Trail. Enjoyed the scenery on this autumn day, lucky that the high rise apartment buildings sheltered the trail from a strong west wind. Noel Keller 14 Oct 2011