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Best trails in Jackson Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Jackson Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Jackson Park
Park information
Acreage:
551 acres
Park hours
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Contact
(773) 256-0903
Helpful links
Top trails (3)
#1 - Columbia Basin, Wooded Island, Jackson Park Lagoon
Jackson Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 41 m
#2 - Bobolink Meadow Trail
Jackson Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
The Bobolink Meadow is an actively managed Chicago Park District Nature Area in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side. The northern portion of the meadow is being managed to create a native woodland habitat, and the open southern area is managed to create a tall grass prairie habitat.Show more
#3 - Jackson Park Japanese Garden [CLOSED]
Jackson Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 21 m
As of Aug 2020, due to erosion, access to the garden is prohibited until further notice: https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks-facilities/japanese-gardenShow more