• Beach
    12th Street Beach
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The 12th Street Beach is located just south of the heart of Chicago on the Northerly Island Peninsula, on the shore of Lake Michigan. The beach is host to great fishing and swimming and there is the opportunity to do distance swimming at the 12th Street Beach. There is a pay-to-park lot located at the beach. The beach has public washrooms and there is a wheelchair accessible walk at the beach.



Watersheds

  • Traditional Territories


Water Quality:

  • Weather
  • Current temperature
  • 11°
    Feels like 11°
Partly cloudy in the morning.

    • Humidity

    • 58%
    • Precipitation

    • 20%
    • Precip. type

    • Rain
    • UV Index

    • 2
    • Visibility

    • 16.1km
    • Sunrise

    • 6:54 AM
    • Sunset

    • 8:44 PM
    • Wind gust

    • 24.2kph
    • Wind speed

    • 19.6kph
    • Wind direction

    • Northwest

    • Saturday

    • 10°
    • Sunday

    • Monday

    • 11°
    • Tuesday

    • Wednesday

    • 13°
    • Thursday

    • 12°
    • Friday

    • 13°

We had huge storms but it was always so inviting. It was fresh waters so it was just incredible, it was really pleasant to swim in and you could open your eyes and you wouldn’t get stung, so that just really connected me to water.



Lake Michigan, USA
Frank Bevacqua
Lake Michigan Watershed