The following sections are closed: the bike & pedestrian trails from Fullerton Ave. to North Ave, the bike & pedestrian trails from Oak St. to Ohio St., and the pedestrian trail from 47th St. to 51st St. Please continue to use caution along the lakefront in areas where water meets pavement. View a map of wet pavement cautionary areas.
Some sculptures are too large to fit in any museum building, but the skies the limit in Chicago’s open-air museum. With over 400 artworks in the parks, you’re certain to find one close to home. But if you’re up for exploring further, we encourage you to take in one of the unique, thought-provoking, historically-significant and imaginative installations listed below. From the whimsical 33-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture Looking Up on the Lake Front Trail near 47th Street to the historical mural of Christopher Columbus’ Ships in the Columbus Park Refectory, culture and history is everywhere you look in Chicago’s parks.
We invite you to come and explore the featured artworks listed below.
VIEW A LIST OF ALL ARTWORKS