Scavenger Hunt in Chicago Parks

From Swamps to Parks: Building Chicago's Public Spaces is on display now in Harold Washington Library Center's 9th floor exhibit hall. Want to experience Chicago Parks for yourself? Here's a fun scavenger hunt to get you started!

  • Go to a museum in a park
  • Go to a library in a park
  • Visit the Grant statue in Lincoln Park
  • Visit the Lincoln statue in Grant Park
  • Visit a park that opened in the last five years
  • Walk around a lagoon
  • Take a bike ride in a park
  • Attend a park program
  • Visit a park that hosted a festival
  • Visit a park that was a World’s Fair site
  • Have a picnic in the park
  • Play a sport in the park
  • Visit a park you’ve never been to before
  • Find out when your local fieldhouse was built
  • Read a library book in a park
  • Visit a Park District conservatory
  • Visit a park that currently or in the past held a zoo
  • Visit one of the boulevards
  • Visit a beach
  • Stop by a boathouse in a park
  • Visit one of the first 11 parks built between 1900-1906

Did you complete them all? Let us know in the comments!

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