12th Street Beach | Great Lakes Guide
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    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.



Water Quality:

  • Weather
  • Current temperature
  • 20°
    Feels like 20°
Partly cloudy throughout the day.

    • Humidity

    • 61%
    • Precipitation

    • 0%
    • Precip. type

    • None
    • UV Index

    • 0
    • Visibility

    • 16.1km
    • Sunrise

    • 7:08 AM
    • Sunset

    • 8:40 PM
    • Wind gust

    • 21.7kph
    • Wind speed

    • 17.3kph
    • Wind direction

    • Northeast

    • Today

    • 21°
    • 20°
    • Saturday

    • 23°
    • 19°
    • Sunday

    • 25°
    • 18°
    • Monday

    • 27°
    • 22°
    • Tuesday

    • 27°
    • 22°
    • Wednesday

    • 26°
    • 18°
    • Thursday

    • 26°
    • 19°

During the summer of 2017 we lived aboard our boat and harboured in the Escanaba Municipal Marina in Michigan.



Lake Michigan, USA
Sandra Zettel
Lake Michigan Watershed