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One of the treasures of the Northshore! You can do so much at Gilson park. It’s not just the park with tennis courts giant fields oh yeah don’t forget to bring your swimming trunks it is on the beach ... more »
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 »
So many memories here....playing with my parents when I was a tot, hooking up with girls in grade & high school. Of course best fireworks on the North Shore! All around amazing place!
Our favorite outdoor destination on Chicago's North Shore! Endless beaches that allow the visitor to select between a crowd or solitude. Great playground equipment for kids. Beautiful natural setting with trees galore!
I grew up going to gillson beach as a kid the place hasn't changed much still one of the cleanest and nicest beaches in the parking lot great amenities beautiful well-kept beach. Our kids love going here
Probably the nicest large waterfront park north of the city. Parking for non residence can be a challenge, but if you can find it, it will be time very well spent.
I have been sailing here for over 30 years. This is the best place on the north shore of Chicago to sail Hobie 16s, Lasers, or sunfish.
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