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Gillson Park, Wilmette

#76 of 135 in Parks in Illinois
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  • Drove through and stayed in this park on a Fall afternoon. Benches by parking area allow seating to view lake front. Park was busy with picnics and families while kids played. Nice local park facility...  more »
  • After living in Chicago suburbs for 40 years it was only a couple years ago we discovered this gem. It's clean, parking is free and if you stay to the south end swimming is free. They have a great dog...  more »
  • With a small beach area but beautiful grounds and walking areas. Great for picnics and enjoying Lake Michigan. Wallace bowl outdoor theater has evening performances. Free parking. Nice to be able to e...  more »
  • I love this park. It was pretty clean and next to Michigan lake which is awesome✔ you can eat some food you can swim you can walk around you can get relax etc for everybody. Parking kinda problem because they are asking wilmette sticker on the car which is I don't have so I parked close to second street it was fine over there ✅ I have seen restroom and little complex near the beach.
  • Wonderful park. Beautiful and well maintained. The fireworks were awesome.
  • Tennis courts, playgrounds, wonderful beach, everything clean and well taken care of. Always having a good time here.
  • Comfortable family oriented environment but no free parking unless you have a city sticker.
  • Beautiful scenery. Looks just like the ocean. Good spot for photos.

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