Like the rest of Chicago, Wildwood can experience quite an array of temperatures and types of weather. Average temperatures range from 18 - 84°F, but can also get significantly colder or warmer than that, depending on the months. Chicago's winters can sometimes be unpleasant with heavy windfall and cold winds, so it's important to take precautions such as jackets, boots, and other warm outerwear to protect you and your pooch from the winter weather.
Wildwood is bordered by West Touhy Avenue to the north, North Lehigh Avenue to the east, and North Caldwell Avenue to the south and west. Additionally, to the west, you will find a large greenway composed of Bunker Hill, the Sidney Yates Flatwoods, the Edgebrook Flatwoods Forest Preserve, and the Clayton F. Smith Preserves.
Thankfully, there is quite a large greenway immediately to the west of Wildwood. This large greenway is composed of Bunker Hill, the Sidney Yates Flatwoods, the Edgebrook Flatwoods Forest Preserve, and the Clayton F. Smith Preserves. There, you will find plenty of walking and hiking trails along the North Branch of the Chicago River, a golf course, picnicking areas, and general recreation areas.
The closest dog park and off-leash areas are 2 miles away at the Norwood Park Dog-Friendly Area.