Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, Chicago

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#12 of 22 in Wildlife in Illinois
Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool is located in Chicago. To visit Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool on your trip to Chicago, use our Chicago trip planning website .
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  • Maybe it is because we just came from the hyper-maintained conservatory, but we found this park to be overgrown with weeds and the like, a bit dangerous and deserted. It looked good from the gate, but...  more »
  • Just a nice, quiet and beautiful spot in the city. Prairie style landscaping. They also offer tours of the gardens. I may not go out of my way as a tourist to visit, but as a resident, it's a nice way...  more »
  • We stopped in here after the Lincoln Park Zoo and on the way to the beach. It's a nice, quiet place away from crowds. There's not a lot to it, but if you need a quick breather this is a great place to...  more »
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  • A masterpiece of arts and crafts landscape design. Everything looks like it should exist in nature. Every so often a wedding party photo sessions but for the most part moderate to light crowds lessening before and after summer. Must see it during peak fall foliage.
  • Really nice Lilly pool with a nice little pavilion. Nice place to come to withdraw from the crowds. In general, it is not too crowded, however during the summer tours are conducted regularly (which I believe are free). Lots of seating by way of Rocky surfaces, not so many benches. Some steps and uneven surfaces.
  • Beautiful and very quiet. It’s a nice little area to relax and recharge.
  • Enjoyed revisiting this welcoming lily pool that is right next to Lincoln Park Zoo & the Lincoln Park Conservatory. There is nearby free street parking on Stockton Dr. & Cannon Dr. if your willing to walk a short distance or a nearby pay for parking lot. All of this is across the street from the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Bring a picnic and spend the day in the area and enjoy it all.
  • It is like secret garden! So peaceful and beautiful!

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