Bobolink Meadow Trail

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Bobolink Meadow Trail is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Chicago, Illinois that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, trail running, nature trips, and birding and is best used from February until October.

DISTANCE
0.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
9 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

city walk

historic site

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.