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Chicago's Parks 11th Best in the U.S.

This year, improved park access helped the Windy City jump higher on the Trust for Public Lands list.

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Jewels like Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park, the Riverwalk, and the 606 Trail helped propel Chicago to the number-11 spot on the Trust for Public Lands’s list of cities with the best parks this year. Better park access, including longer open hours for school parks, boosted Chicago’s profile.