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Oak Street Beach, Chicago

4.4
#1 of 6 in Beaches in Chicago
Oak Street Beach is located on North Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois, on the shore of Lake Michigan. One of a series of Chicago beaches, the Chicago Park District defines Oak Street Beach as the area from approximately 1550 North Lake Shore Drive to 500 North Lake Shore Drive, including Ohio Street Beach, the South Ledge, a concrete path running from Ohio Street beach to the Oak Street Curve, Oak Street Beachstro Restaurant, Oak Street Beach proper, the North Ledge, and a concrete path running from Oak Street Beach to North Avenue Beach.
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  • I was actually surprised by how nice this lakefront beach was, considering its relative proximity to the Loop. Lots of people were playing volleyball at the nets, and plenty more were sunbathing or...  more »
  • Went to the beach on a Thursday morning around 11am and lots of free places on the beach. It’s a clean beach and lots of lifeguards which was handy to keep an extra eye on the children. We left for....  more »
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  • I really like to go there with my coffee and walking beside the lake. One of my favorite places
  • could easily fall in love here. beautiful

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