The bike & pedestrian trails are open in their entirety, but caution must be used at the Oak St. curve where the trail narrows considerably. Additionally, icy conditions are still possible, especially in the morning. Crews are monitoring daily, starting at 6 am. Please exercise caution.
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.