Chicago, Illinois Beaches - Dog-Friendly Listings

Illinois: Chicago: Beaches

Chicago - as dog-friendly as they come! This city guide will show you all the best (and worst) places for your pets. Don't forget to add your reviews for the businesses in this ultimate resource.

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Dog Parks & Dog Runs, Beaches
Wilson Dr and N Simonds Dr
Chicago, IL 60659
This is currently the only legal off-leash beach with in the city of Chicago. The dog beach is located on the Northwest corner of Montrose Beach (the point closest to the city). Just follow Wilson Avenue until it curves to the left at the lake. Look for the big corrugated steel walls of the old Boat Launch, and you�re there. The entrance to the beach is to the right (south) of the boat launch, at the end of the path, down the rockwall. There�s a gate in the black fence. The Dog Beach is open during all regular Chicago Park District hours, roughly from sun-up till 9 P.M. Morning hours are the most popular with dog beach users. NOTE: You must have a Chicago Dog-Friendly Area permit to use this beach.

Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607
this beach is a fenced in sandy beach where dogs and their human friends can cool off during the summer heat! It's on Lake Michigan but very shallow and also has a sandbar. It's soo much fun!

Montrose Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607
a dog-friendly fenced in beach where you & your human friend can go swimming and "have fun in the sun".

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