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63rd Street Beach

Beach and Park
  • The folks at Explore Chicago and Chicago Park District like this place. Would you agree?
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  • Genevieve G.
    "Beautiful Lakefront"(2 Tips)
    Craig N.
    "Great old beach house."(4 Tips)
    "Great private view of the city and lake from the pier."(3 Tips)
    Explore Chicago
    "Chicago’s 33 sandy Lake Michigan beaches."(2 Tips)
20 Tips and reviews
  • lakefront
  • scenic views
  • free admission
  • picnics
  • beach
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  • Explore Chicago
    Explore ChicagoSeptember 14, 2011
    63rd Street beach is located in Jackson Park, one of Chicago’s oldest and most significant parks, designed by Olmsted & Vaux, who also designed New York’s Central Park. Read more
  • Chicago Park District
    Chicago Park DistrictOctober 14, 2011
    Head to Nightmare at 63rdSt. Beach House Oct. 28-30 from 6:30 – 9:30pm. Set in the historic beach house, this haunted house features terrifying scenes spanning 2 floors. Ages 12 & up. $10
  • j m.
    j mJune 9, 2015
    63rd Beach Monday No women's washrooms opened after 7:45pm Leaving public to use it outside. Thats Ludracris &Unfair!Clearly there's a difference:( Administration should care for others.
  • Roderique
    RoderiqueAugust 24, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Great private view of the city and lake from the pier.
  • LáShaun B.
    LáShaun Brown-GlennSeptember 6, 2014
    Sunrise service then a nice lakefront walk. God is worthy!
  • Genevieve G.
    Genevieve GonniganJuly 20, 2011
    It's Always All Love. Beautiful Lakefront, lots of picnic of my fave Chicago Beaches
  • Craig N.
    Craig NewmanJanuary 5, 2013
    Great view of the city. Cool beach house. Hidden gem.
  • Craig N.
    Craig NewmanSeptember 2, 2013
    A little bit of a hidden gem. Great old beach house.
  • Diamond-Chase
    Diamond-ChaseJuly 2, 2012
    Be very aware when visiting this beach. Shootings happen here often.
  • Explore Chicago
    Explore ChicagoSeptember 14, 2011
    This free admission beach is one of Chicago’s 33 sandy Lake Michigan beaches. Read more
  • ColonelTribune
    ColonelTribuneSeptember 16, 2011
    The view of the skyline is lovely. And peruse the dune restoration.
  • Erik C.
    Erik ClarkAugust 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    In all honesty don't come here on a weekend. You will be despised by the lifeguards
  • P M.
    P M IINovember 2, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Sat and Sun at 8am to 9am Bootcamp (fitness) with the Col. It's year round.
  • Debra L.
    Debra LongMarch 13, 2013
    Just enjoy the beauty of the blus water. Have fun
  • Ceylan
    CeylanDecember 2, 2012
    The bongos are enjoyable as well as relaxing.....
  • raynard h.
    raynard hallJuly 28, 2017
    Special place. Needs to be used more.
  • Bridgett
    BridgettJuly 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The bongos are enjoyable as well as relaxing.....
  • David W.
    David WeathersbySeptember 22, 2012
    For videograpghers and photographers, there are some great options here.
  • Lauren B.
    Lauren BaconSeptember 29, 2015
    Great place to workout
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WilliamsJune 13, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    One of the best kept secrets in Chicago.
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