Address: 125 W Fullerton Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60614
Hours: 7:30am to the earlier of dusk or 7:30pm mid-April to mid-November, weather permitting. The Lily Pool is closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday the weekend of the Chicago Air and Water Show.
Daytime Phone: (773) 883-7275
Chicago Park District 24-Hour Security: (312) 747-2193
Handicap Accessibility: The Lily Pool is handicapped accessible, except for a section of the main walkway adjacent to the waterfall. Wheelchair entrance and adjacent parking can be accessed on Cannon Dr. just south of Fullerton Pkwy before entering the Lincoln Park Zoo parking kiosks.
Docent Tours: Volunteer docents are on-site mid-May to October Fridays from 1pm-4pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm. Private or group tours are available by appointment with at least seven days advance notice. Please call the Lincoln Park Conservancy office.
Please note, the Docent program is currently on hold in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Permits: Events, professional photography, and filming require a permit in advance – contact us at (773) 883-7275.
Visitor Etiquette: While visiting the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, please:
Address: 2391 N Stockton Dr., Chicago, IL 60614
Under public health safety guidelines, the Lincoln Park Conservancy and Chicago Park District are excited to announce that the Lincoln Park Conservatory is open to the public on a limited basis.
Hours: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, last admission at 1:00 pm.
Registration required for entry. Timed entry every 15-minutes from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, all guests must exit by 2:00 pm.
A limited number of pre-registered, timed-access tickets to enter the Lincoln Park Conservatory will be released every Friday, one week prior to the visitation date.
To reserve a ticket, visit our Eventbrite page or find button below. Please be sure to review the Covid-19 required changes described here.
Daytime Phone: (312) 742-7736
Handicap Accessibility: Two wheelchairs are available for your convenience while visiting the Conservatory, but must remain within the building. Wheelchairs are free and may be borrowed on a first-come, first-served basis, with a credit card or driver’s license, which will be held for deposit until the wheelchair is returned.
Currently, because of Covid-19 safety protocols requiring a one-way path through the Conservatory, wheel chairs, strollers, walkers and other wheeled devices may be limited to the Palm Room.
Detailed Covid-19 mitigation measures:
Docent Tours: Due to COVID restrictions, docent tours of the Conservatory are temporarily on hold. Check back for more information as we hope to offer tours later this year.
Visitor Etiquette: While visiting the Conservatory & Gardens, please:
Read more Frequently Asked Questions about visiting the Conservatory LPC-FAQ-Reopen2021
2021 Flower Show Calendar
To learn more about the Conservatory visit our Conservatory project page.
Covid-19 compliant, one-directional path through the Lincoln Park Conservancy.
COVID-19 Self Check
All visitors are encouraged to complete this self check before visiting the Conservatory.
• Have you, or anyone in your household, had any of the following symptoms because of an unknown cause in the last 14 days: Fever (temperature over 100.3 F), Cough, Sore Throat, Shortness of Breath, a Loss of Smell or Taste.
• Have you, anyone in your household, or anyone you have been in close contact with, been diagnosed with COVID-19, or been placed on quarantine for possible contact with COVID-19 in the past 14 days?
• Have you or anyone in your household traveled to a high transmission area outside of Illinois or the country in the past 14 days?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, please schedule your visit for another date. We look forward to welcoming you then.
Address: The 15-acre sanctuary is located in Lincoln Park between Fullerton and Diversey Parkways, and Stockton and Cannon Drives.
Hours: 6 am to 11 pm every day
Daytime Phone: (773) 883-7275
Handicapped Accessibility: The North Pond Nature Sanctuary is handicapped accessible, except for certain mulched shoreline paths and the fly-casting pier.
Visitor Etiquette: While visiting North Pond Nature Sanctuary, please:
Why We Ask You Not to Feed Wildlife:
Public parking is available for $28 a day in the lot directly behind the Conservatory at 2391 N Stockton Dr. The lot entrance is on Stockton Dr just south of Fullerton Pkwy. Street parking may also be available on Stockton or Cannon Drives between Diversey and Fullerton Parkways.
CTA bus service on the 151 Sheridan and 156 LaSalle routes stop near the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool and Lincoln Park Conservatory & Gardens at Fullerton Pkwy & Stockton Dr. The 151 and 156 routes also stop adjacent to the North Pond Nature Sanctuary on Stockton Dr at the Arlington, Roslyn, or Wrightwood Ave stops. CTA bus routes 134 and 143 also stop at Roslyn during certain times of the day.
Visit Divvy Bikes for more information.