This eleven mile walk will cover four islands on the city’s north side as we venture from Lincoln Park to Humboldt Park. We will traverse across some parks, industrial and residential areas, alongside railroad tracks on what will someday be a bike trail and, mostly, along commercial city streets keeping a moderately brisk pace.
We’ll meet on the South Pond bridge in Lincoln Park, also known as the Lester E. Fisher Bridge, which is south of the zoo and northeast of the Farm in the Zoo.
Bring something to drink and a snack if you think you might need it. We’ll walk at a moderately brisk pace and take short breaks on Goose Island and in Wicker Park. I'll also comment on a few points of interest during our walk. The CTA’s #72 North Avenue bus connects to near both our starting and ending points so bring a CTA card or bus fare.
Please read the Waiver in the Files section. By attending this hike you and your guests agree to the terms and conditions of this waiver.
For those that are not familiar with our meeting place, the map on the link below details where South Pond is in Lincoln Park and we’ll meet on the bridge that crosses the pond.