The pedestrian and bike trails from Oak St. to Ohio St. are closed until further notice. Additionally, icy conditions are possible on the trails, especially in the morning. Crews are monitoring the area daily, starting at 6 am. Please exercise caution.
Summer day at 31st Street Beach. Photo: Chicago Park District/ Irene Tostado
“There are beaches in Chicago!?” It’s a response I’ve become accustomed to receiving when telling people that I grew up hanging out on the sandy, urban edge of the city during the summer.