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Chicago Park District

Winnemac Park

Ravenswood, Chicago
  • A favorite local haunt
  • Chris S.
    "large sections of the park with Prairie grasses and shrubs"(2 Tips)
    Lauren O.
    "The prairie paths and good for walking your dog."(2 Tips)
    PR Nutrition Inc
    "trails year"(2 Tips)
    Paige K.
    "good for biking!"(2 Tips)
33 Tips and reviews
  • trails
  • biking
  • playground
  • flowers
  • fireworks
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  • Stephen H.
    Stephen HallApril 15
    This is not the park for dog owners who want to let their dog off-leash. The rules are clear. It is illegal. Go to a different park if that's what you want.
  • Paige K.
    Paige KaliskiSeptember 23, 2016
    love the wilderness areas in this park. good for biking!
  • Elizabeth E.
    Elizabeth EllisApril 15, 2016
    It's great for running, exercising and dog-walking, and it's very safe.
  • Lauren O.
    Lauren O'ConnorDecember 6, 2015
    The prairie paths and good for walking your dog. Nice big park
  • Bobby K.
    Bobby KennedyAugust 21, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the largest and most beautiful parks in this part of the city. Great for a summer stroll.
  • Ben L.
    Ben LippertJuly 21, 2015
    Been here 100+ times
    Great park for an afternoon stroll. Watch dogs run around, have lunch, relax.
  • Chris S.
    Chris SteeleJune 21, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    They've xerascaped large sections of the park with Prairie grasses and shrubs, making it very hospitable to wildlife, especially on summer evenings.
  • Erik D.
    Erik DavisNovember 2, 2014
    An unofficial dog park. You 'can' let your dog off leash, be careful it's not legal, but the police won't hassle you if you clean up poop, stay out of the forbidden areas
  • Andrew W.
    Andrew WhiteAugust 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Beautiful prairie flowers. Hidden paths. Great family park.
  • Will F.
    Will FarinaAugust 14, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    .25mi track closes at 8pm, then Nov-March at 6pm.
  • Chad C.
    Chad CurryAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great playground. A lot of green space for dogs to run. Nice oasis in the city.
  • Heidi W.
    Heidi WolffJuly 5, 2014
    Just saw the most amazing firework show ever here, I'll be going for the rest of my life!
    I WALK DOGS ChicagoJune 26, 2014
    Great new experienced dog walker in this neighborhood!
  • Hannah Belle L.
    They do multiple fireworks displays on 4 July but get here early (4 pm) to get a good spot.
  • Samantha P.
    Samantha PowersApril 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    They're just kidding about that no dogs off leash sign. Go on, do it.
  • PB B.
    PB BrownDecember 6, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    One of the nicest parks I've ever been in. When the wildflowers are in bloom late spring/early summer in the natural prairie areas is the best.
  • Carrie L.
    Carrie LewisJuly 3, 2012
    Go for great fireworks on the 4th
  • Andy T.
    Andy TamrasApril 29, 2012
    Visit us after a day of exercise for some filling Mediterranean or Greek food! Check in on Foursquare for some cheap eats.
  • Xavier R.
    Xavier RicanizeMarch 13, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    First floor always smells like cat pee! Yuk
  • Benjamin G.
    Benjamin GoldmanFebruary 16, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Great place to walk a dog.
  • Andy T.
    Andy TamrasFebruary 5, 2012
    Head over after your day at the park for some hummus, baba ganoush, gyros or coucous. Get $10 off the purchase of 2 entrees with your 1st Foursquare check-in.
  • Meghan B.
    Meghan BennettNovember 12, 2011
    The maple trees have reached their crimson peak.
  • PR Nutrition Inc
    PR Nutrition IncOctober 13, 2011
    40 acres of terrain features a fitness center, track and field, cross training and more. The park is home to the Chicago United Runners and various community clubs that run the trails year round.
  • joey m.
    joey mccustySeptember 10, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    I love the pics of dogs :) keep em comin
  • Rachel
    RachelAugust 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    great running destination. especially beautiful in the evenings.
  • Jenika F.
    Jenika FaesApril 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    $300 a pop for dogs off leashes. Try the dog beach at Foster or Montrose!
  • CW
    CWOctober 25, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Hey dog owners. Leash your damned dogs. The cops will bust you here.
  • Zachary K.
    Zachary KyleOctober 15, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    it get boring here
  • tera m.
    tera millerSeptember 4, 2010
    Must be one of Chicago's nicest parks. Great for dogs and people!
  • Christopher
    ChristopherAugust 30, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    play bocce. Enjoy!
  • Laura D.
    Laura DalugaJuly 20, 2010
    The super smooth bikes paths are fully roller skatable.
  • Adrienne
    AdrienneMay 8, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Puppies are out in full force on weekends. Fun fun fun!
  • Jace M.
    Jace MouseNovember 13, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Check out the prairie grass preserve. Pickup one piece of trash and throw it away. Read more
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