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Northerly Island, Chicago

2.8
#22 of 44 in Parks in Chicago
Northerly Island is a 91- acre peninsula that juts into Lake Michigan at the heart of the Museum Campus. It is located just south of the Adler Planetarium and east of Soldier Field. The majority of this space is dedicated to nature! The natural area at Northerly Island features beautiful strolling paths, casual play areas and a spectacular view of the Chicago skyline. It is also home to some of the best fishing in Chicago.

During the winter and early spring (November - April), the Northerly Island field house is open on Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 am to 4 pm. The rest of the year, the fieldhouse is open daily, from 9 am to 5 pm. When the field house is open, staff is available to answer questions about the island and provide information on a discovery tour.

For more information about the adjacent concert venue, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, please visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HuntingtonBankPavilion/
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4.4
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  • Many know that the area used to be an airport and is now a park with a concert venue. But did you know that you can hike and bike and, oh my, camp!!! I just did a training at the park. It was beautifu...  more »
  • I have seen everything from Lakeshake to G Eazy here and it is a great location!!! Great views for a decent price.  more »
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  • Epic venue! Awesome view of the city! Great for enjoying live music!
  • Beautiful view of the city, and a good place to see a concert, as long as it's nice outside.

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