In addition to serving residents, several of these parks also function as tourist destinations, most of all Lincoln Park, the largest park in Chicago, visited by more than 20 million people every year, is one of the most visited parks in the United States. This popular Chicago park is named after President Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln Park is the largest public park in Chicago, located in the popular neighborhood that shares its name. Lincoln Parks occupies a whopping 6.5 miles of the shores of Lake Michigan.
Lincoln Park is the largest public park in Chicago. Lincoln Park takes up 1,200 acres of space and seven miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. This park hosts many renowned Chicago festivals, such as the Taste of Chicago in July and Lollapalooza in August.