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
  • -6°
    Feels like -13°
Partly cloudy throughout the day.

    • Humidity

    • 68%
    • Precipitation

    • 4%
    • Precip. type

    • Snow
    • UV Index

    • 1
    • Visibility

    • 16.1km
    • Sunrise

    • 8:09 AM
    • Sunset

    • 5:21 PM
    • Wind gust

    • 26.8kph
    • Wind speed

    • 17.8kph
    • Wind direction

    • South

    • Today

    • -3°
    • -9°
    • Thursday

    • -4°
    • Friday

    • Saturday

    • -6°
    • Sunday

    • -3°
    • -8°
    • Monday

    • -6°
    • Tuesday

    • -5°
    • -13°

Where the Carp River and Lake Michigan meet you can sit on a bench and listen to the sounds of the water and boats as you eat fresh fish recently brought in by the fishermen.



Lake Michigan, USA
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Lake Michigan Watershed