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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.



Watersheds

  • Traditional Territories


Water Quality:

  • Weather
  • Current temperature
  • -7°
    Feels like -10°
Clear throughout the day.

    • Humidity

    • 86%
    • Precipitation

    • 0%
    • Precip. type

    • None
    • UV Index

    • 0
    • Visibility

    • 10.7km
    • Sunrise

    • 8:08 AM
    • Sunset

    • 5:20 PM
    • Wind gust

    • 7kph
    • Wind speed

    • 5.8kph
    • Wind direction

    • West

    • Tuesday

    • -3°
    • Wednesday

    • -1°
    • Thursday

    • -1°
    • Friday

    • Saturday

    • Sunday

    • Monday


Being from Georgia, where their beaches have sharks, she made the joke that in Michigan, the only shark is a Landshark (beer). We all laughed and it became the joke of the trip.



North Bar Lake, Michigan - Taylor Hollis
Lake Michigan Watershed