The pedestrian trail from 48th St. to 51st St. is CLOSED until further notice. View a map of wet pavement cautionary areas along the lakefront and please heed the warning signs in these areas.
Each year thousands of picnics are hosted in our parks. Please consult with your local park for grove availabilty for groups under 50. For groups over 50, reference our permits page to find information of everything you need to reserve your desired Chicago Park District space, including the application and information on the application process, fees and insurance requirements.