Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

Scenic Lookout, Lake
210 W. Fullerton Ave. (at Cannon Dr.)
Chicago, IL 60614
6:00am - 11:00pm
6:00am - 11:00pm
6:00am - 11:00pm
6:00am - 11:00pm
6:00am - 11:00pm
6:00am - 11:00pm
6:00am - 11:00pm


  • 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.
  • Perfect for a quiet stroll
  • Beautiful little park that will make you forget you're in the middle of one of the biggest cities in the United States!
  • 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.
  • Beautiful place
  • This place is the best to go when you are needing to get away from the city it is a gym with in the city
  • Best place for the soul
  • My wife and I arrived after a long, hot walk at 3:00 pm on Friday, July 5 only to be told by rude volunteers that we could not enter because the space (a public park) had been reserved for a wedding

Nearby places

2001 N Clark St (btwn Fullerton Pkwy & LaSalle Dr)
2391 N Stockton Dr (at Fullerton Pkwy)
2430 N Cannon Dr (at Fullerton Pkwy)