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Established in 1868, this 35-acre, beautifully landscaped zoo is one of America's last free-admission zoos. The Great Ape House has one of the best assemblages of gorillas and chimpanzees in the world.
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It was miserably cold and rainy when my daughter and I went to this zoo, just perfect for the animals to be moving about! For a free zoo, it was well above average. In point of fact, it would stand well even with zoos that...More
While my wife and I were visiting our 2 millennials who live in and near Chicago (we are from Nebraska) they insisted that we experience the Zoo Lights event at the Lincoln Park Zoo. They were most correct. We took an Uber and were dropped...More
Always enjoy a zoo and this was no exception. For a free attraction, it was amazing, very well kept and laid out with friendly and informative staff. A few of the animals were not out on the day we went but there was still more...More
Visited Lincoln Park Zoo before dinner in Lincoln Park -- it was an easy walk over to Geja's Cafe. We were there for Zoo Lights the weekend before Christmas. What a great time to visit. Light show and just overall experience of a stroll through...More
It doesn't matter what the weather is, this free zoo does not disappoint. It makes for a relaxing day at the park. You could buy food and ice cream there. But I prefer to pack a light blanket and lunch. In the winter you could...More
Went to Zoo lights and had a great time. Parking was expensive but close by. If want cheaper parking it is available around the zoo. I loved seeing the giraffes, hippos and the zoo lights of course.
Was hoping to see the monkeys, and lions...More
We decided to take an evening adventure to Lincoln Park and Zoo Lights. Other family members suggested we go.
It was a cool December evening and a lot fun. The park does a great job of lighting and adding circus type rides. The atmosphere was...More