Chicago News

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.

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.