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Gillson Park, Wilmette

#82 of 312 in Parks in Illinois
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  • You can't bring any floaties or a paddle board with you (you can but you can't use it). You can use the tube that u breath under water( I forgot what it's called), but you can bring goggles. After mem...  more »
  • It is a pleasant park by the lake. I was able to jog from Evanston. I came by bicycle last time, but it is the best distance for jogging.
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  • Very nice beach and facilities. I really liked the snack shack with a great menu. Our kids had plenty to do between playing at the beach and at the small park. Sand is great and lots of life guards watching over all the kids in the large waves. Here is a pic of the prices.
  • Always brings back memories of my parents bringing me here as a child - when there were bluffs on the north end and barbequeing, swimming, getting sun burnt, enjoying whole days on Lake Michigan. Truly heavenly. Now more modern, but a little colder look - not sure I like improvements. Kind of a naturalist at heart.

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