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Skate Boarding in Wilson Skate Park, Chicago, Illinois USA

Type:
Outdoor
Surface:
Concrete
Condition:
Good
Night skating:
Yes
Fee:
No
Chicago is the seat of Cook County, Illinois, USA. It is the third most populous city in the US and the most populous city in both the American Midwest and Illinois. Nicknamed as The Second City or Windy City, Chicago is situated on the southeastern shores of Lake Michigan, in the northeastern Illinois.

Chicago is a very big city, where you can enjoy yourself in many ways. One of them is exercising your favorite sport. In Chicago lies a great skatepark, where many sports are taking place.

One of them is pretty rare and only the ones who know how to use their boards are able to manage it. Snakeboarding, Pivotboarding, Streetboarding, whatever way you call it, the best place in Chicago to practice it is in Wilson Skate Park.

The skatepark is concrete and has two bowls with hips. One of them has a spine. Other skate features include a mini ramp, a street course and a quarter pipe, while urban features include stairs, rails, curbs and others.

The park is free of admission fee and has lights, so you can enjoy snakeboarding in the night. It is a pretty hardcore park that rocks hard, so if you enjoy nice sessions, take your snake-pivot-street board and roll!!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Springfield
214 miles/344.4 km, 3 hours 17 minutes
Head east on E Myrtle St toward S 5th St. Turn right onto S 5th St. Continue onto I-55 BUS S/I-55 Loop S/S 6th St. Continue to follow I-55 BUS S/I-55 Loop S. Take the exit onto I-72 E toward I-55 N/Decatur/Chicago. Continue onto I-55 N. Take the U.S. 41 N/Lake Shore Drive N exit on the left. Merge onto U.S. 41 N/S Lake Shore Dr. Take the Wilson Ave exit. Turn right onto W Wilson Ave. Turn left.
BY CAR FROM Lawrenceville
269 miles/433 km, 4 hours 31 minutes
Head west on State St toward 11th St. Turn right onto IL-1 N/15th St. Continue to follow IL-1 N. Turn left onto IL-133 W/W Jasper St. Continue to follow IL-133 W. Turn right to merge onto I-57 N. Merge onto Interstate 94 W. Keep left to continue on Interstate 94 Express W. Take exit 53C toward Interstate 55 N/Stevenson Expressway/Lake Shore Drive/22nd Street. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for I-55 N/Stevenson Expy/Lake Shore Dr and merge onto I-55 N/Stevenson Expy. Take the U.S. 41 N/Lake Shore Drive N exit on the left. Merge onto U.S. 41 N/S Lake Shore Dr. Take the Wilson Ave exit. Turn right onto W Wilson Ave. Turn left.
BY AIR
Chicago O'Hare International Airport,
15.5 miles/25 km
BY TRAIN

If you wish to travel by train, Amtrak has stations almost in the entire Illinois. Take a train from anywhere in the US or Illinois and abort in Chicago – Union Station, IL (CHI). From there you can use the public transportation or rent a car.

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