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Millennium Park Trail is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Chicago, Illinois that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 0.7 mi Elevation gain 16 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

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This park celebrates families as well as the turn of the 21st century The 21st century dawned four years late in Chicago. But when Millennium Park finally opened in 2004, residents quickly forgave the late arrival and cost overruns. The park is a monument to the City of Big Shoulders, a testament to its architectural heritage and a great place for families to play.

Explore Chicago, Millennium Park http://explorechicago.org/city/en/millennium.html City's self-guided audio tour of Millennium Park http://explorechicago.org/city/en/millennium/MP_Tours.html

On warm days, dress the kids in swimsuits under their clothes and bring towels. You'll need them. If it's a little chilly, bring a change of clothes as well. In winter, dress in layers to ward off those howling Lake Michigan winds. And bring your ice skates. It's free to skate at the McCormick Tribune Plaza and Ice Rink, but skate rental is pricey.

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Lauren Adams
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Hiking

Must-visit park is you’re visiting the Windy City. Easy & enjoyable.

Justin Macaluso
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Hiking

A short trail with many flowers and of course, the giant bean. Enjoyed my experience.

Corbin Stokes
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Walking

Beautiful park in the city. Great place to visit.

Zac Crickenberger
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Hiking

Millennium park has a lot of really cool stuff to look at. If you get hungry just follow the trail that we took to Giordano’s pizza.

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Ian Brown
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Walking

Neat park with a lot of great art and music. Very crowded though.

Doc Equis
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Running

Small trails but link with city street or sidewalk runs and Grant park trails or lakefront make perfect starting point. But run off times to avoid crowds. Great city views. Parking garage beneath the park is perfect... or park along lakefront up north at Montrose harbor for a longer run down to Grant Park area.

eli cain
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Debra Hoitomt
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Jeetu J
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Brent Reininger
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Brent Reininger
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Tammy Gaines
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Karen S.
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Debra Hoitomt
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Ashlee Lloyd
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Debra Hoitomt
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Doug Wilson
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Joseph Skaro
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Andrew Hill
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Gordon Chiu
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Megan Eikenberry
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Eliot Lees
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Joseph Blewitt
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Dave Cote
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Paul Brown
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Victoria H.
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Robert Greer
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