If your pup is at the front door with his leash in his mouth, this might be the time to head out for a well-deserved walk! The city of Chicago offers residents and visitors Bessemer Park for all to enjoy spending some time in the great outdoors.
You and your pawtastic pup can walk to this park, located in the South Chicago Community of town, or park on the surrounding public streets. There are also local parking garages if you intend to spend the day here! Pack up your pup, their leash, and get going!
Bessemer Park features a whopping 23 acres of ground for you both to explore. Lots of paved paths meander throughout for you both to enjoy a leisurely stroll together in the fresh air. Take some time out to sit on the park benches. During your walk, you will pass two beautifully landscaped gardens where flowers bloom profusely in the summer, with the cityscape in the background. Selfies are needed at this picturesque park. Be sure to bring a picnic lunch to share at their designated picnic groves.
Other amenities Bessemer Park offers include a swimming pool for people (sorry Fido!), several sports fields, a running track and tennis courts. Catch a game in progress and watch on the provided benches nearby the action! A field house with a gymnasium offer local residents a place to work out and gather as a community. Restroom facilities are located near the field house, and drinking fountains are scattered throughout for your convenience. ust bring your pup’s leash, a doggie bowl for drinking and mutt mitts to keep this park puptastic for all!
Be sure to take some time out of your busy schedule to enjoy a leisurely day at Chicago’s lovely Bessemer Park with your furever friend by your side.