Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

Row 1

210 W. Fullerton Ave. (at Cannon Dr.)
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 742-7529
Scenic Lookout, Park
Mon–Sun: 6:00 AM–11:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • The Lily Pool officially opens for the season on Sat., April 21. Free docent tours are available Fridays 1 - 4pm, Saturdays 9am - noon & 1 - 4pm, Sundays 1 - 4pm; starting every hour & half hour.
  • Respect the quiet stillness by speaking in hushed tones if you must and please do not litter. Serene spot for self-reflection or to just get away. Can leave through spin gate right into zoo.
  • Beautiful place
  • Perfect for a quiet stroll
  • Fresh air and Nature
  • One of the best secrets in Chicago
  • A great hidden treasure a very serene spot.
  • It's very peaceful and serene.
  • Take a break here.
  • Nature is amazing. Very VERY relaxing.
  • A wonderfully, beautiful pond hidden away. It shows off examples of prairie-style architecture designed by its namesake.
  • Relaxing oasis in the city. Beautiful all times of the year
  • bring off lotion or citronella candle. otherwise, a beautiful, tranquil pocket in busy lincoln park.
  • Great zen spot right in heart of Lincoln Park. Steps from LP Zoo and 2 minutes from the lake. Take a few minutes and chill here on a rainy day. Love it.
  • Such a good place to read a book and get sun!!
  • A magical serene retreat within Lincoln Park. A must see with plenty of places to sit and collect your thoughts.