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Address: 45 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL
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Top 5 beaches in the North Shore!

Every time the weather is good enough to visit the beach to head to Rosewood. The new installations make it easy to hang there for longer periods of time. Very clean and good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Highland Park, Illinois
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Highland Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time the weather is good enough to visit the beach to head to Rosewood. The new installations make it easy to hang there for longer periods of time. Very clean and good parking is available.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beautiful Rosewood Beach now features sheltered swimming areas, lovely sand beach, cool seating areas, and playground facilities. There is also an education building where they hold classes and yoga.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I just love what they have done to the new improved Rosewood beach. The playground, picnic tables and benches are fantastic. Great place to have a picnic dinner or spend a sunny day at the beach. You must have a Highland Park parking sicker to park in the lot.

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Thank Lynn R
Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Rosewood beach is where I spent most of my summer 2016!!! There's always room on the beach. The views are incredible! Perfect for going in the water, there isn't too many rocks to bother your feet. The snack bar is great and not too overpriced! Food is pretty good, everything is clean and well kept. Great beach

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Thank elar3
Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This beach is beautiful. The city spent a ton of money, and it shows. It is now a top-notch beach with nice calm swimming areas, nice beach, and a nice facility for nature classes and yoga inside and out (weather permitting).

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Thank Bryan D
Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

HIghland Park's Rosewood Beach has experienced an overhaul and the waiting was certainly worth it! A breath taking view of Lake Michigan still exists like before but now there are nice changing/bathrooms, a concession stand, picnic tables, benches and sunning chairs built right into the natural environment. There is even a glass room nature center for indoor events. THe old... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A couple of years ago the City of Highland Park and the Park District recreated an older beach on Lake Michigan. It has a boardwalk, Nature Center, Sand beach swimming area. Trails up to an overlooking park on the bluff above the lake. If you are not a resident you will not be able to park close by, but there... More 

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Thank Marc1937
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stumbled upon this by accident. Parking is supposedly 'permit parking only' for locals, but as someone just passing through, this is stupid and very non-egalitarian. I disregarded it and went on a nice hike down the trail to mysterious little places on trails that look like they may have been popular public places at one point, but were shut down... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The City of Highland Park did an outstanding job in the renovation of Rosewood Beach. The facilities are modern, the new classroom space is fantastic and it is nice to have a place to get food. The playground is very child friendly. However, at certain times the flies are biting and it makes it unpleasant to be there. The beach... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Park district of HP did an amazing job cleaning up and redoing this beach. The interpretive center is beautiful. The seating they installed on the beach is so great you don't want to stand up.

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