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Recreation

Written by Ysmay.

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Boating


33 Lake Michigan beachesarespread along 26 miles of Chicago's Lakefront. Kayaks and canoes are available for rent in numerous locations.

 

 

Cycling


Chicago has the reputation of being an extremely bicycle-friendly city, with more than 100 miles of bike lanes, 50 miles of bike paths and 10,000 bike racks!

 

Chicago Transit Authority trains and buses are equipped with bike racks. Chicago's 18 mile lakefront path is a popular cycling location. 

Two organizations providing downloadable maps and event information are Active Transportation Alliance and Bike Chicago.

 

Running

Chicago's Lakefront is a favorite destination for runners and walkers. More than 125 runs, walks, and bike rides take place along the Lakefront every year. Check out the Chicago Area Runners Association website for training schedules and more.

 

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