There is a mini-zoo with farm animals including chickens, goats and llamas in this park on the city's north side. While it also includes a playground, unlike other parks, this one is a big wooden castle with slides, bridges and tunnels so kids of varying ages can really enjoy running around. Flanked by large apartment buildings which may give off a cool feel to the space, the pond with geese and ducks on the grounds and large willow trees providing shade is a beautiful, peaceful respite that transports you from the busy city. For those who really get into their tennis game, each of the tennis courts here have four enclosed sides so you don't have to worry about your ball making it to your neighbor's court.
2500 W. Lunt Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
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Parks: "Take time to explore the neighborhood which features some of the best Chicago architecture from the first decades of the 20th century."
Best for Parks Because: A mini zoo, castle-like playground for kids and tennis courts for the bigger kids make Indian Boundary Park a park like no other in Chicago.