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Rosewood Beach

45 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-4717
+1 847-831-3810
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Rosewood is awesome

A local North Shore Chicago gem: it's a fantastic, clean beach with lovely swimming and nature... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile

I'd never visited before the Army Corps of Engineers revamped but beach, but what is there now is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paula B
Valparaiso, Indiana
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“north shore” (5 reviews)
“nice beach” (6 reviews)
45 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-4717
+1 847-831-3810
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A local North Shore Chicago gem: it's a fantastic, clean beach with lovely swimming and nature areas, decent bathrooms/showers, amenities, and a beautiful boardwalk. Family friendly.

Thank doctorlester
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd never visited before the Army Corps of Engineers revamped but beach, but what is there now is fabulous. Great for all ages! Nice trails to walk as well.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to go to the beach in Highland Park with my Mom. Lake Michigan was always colder than I thought. However, there is plenty of beach to hang out at and there is enough parking most of the days. We enjoyed the vistas and...More

Thank PKDenton
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The new improvements to Rosewood beach are very nice. Love the three swimming coves and the cute wooden beach benches. They have one outdoor shower to rinse off the sand but would be nice if there were some indoor ones too. Parking is still limited...More

Thank Hpmicks
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I like this place because it's very clean and calm here!!! One thing is annoying it's flys and they are biting very much!!(( but generally I really love to come here

Thank Artem L
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I went here during 2nd Week of May and on a weekday (Friday). It's such a heavenly place. There were only very few people on beach and there was no hassle for Parking. I had a great time here with my wife and 2.5 yrs...More

2  Thank sabariprasad
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

People thought I went somewhere in Florida when they saw the curved shorelines - the aesthetic is unreal in this place. Water is kept clean. As far as parking, we parked for free at the Ravinia school and took a ~15mt walk to the beach....More

2  Thank Anusha J
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Enjoy the newly re-built beach, of course, and especially the real bathrooms, finally, but also go up the stone steps on the south end for a workout, traipse through the Jens Jensen landscape and newly planted beds, and hike down the path by the ravine...More

1  Thank babs27911
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Every time the weather is good enough to visit the beach to head to Rosewood. The new installations make it easy to hang there for longer periods of time. Very clean and good parking is available.

1  Thank Jurgen P
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The beautiful Rosewood Beach now features sheltered swimming areas, lovely sand beach, cool seating areas, and playground facilities. There is also an education building where they hold classes and yoga.

1  Thank Fran S
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Jaclyn M
5 July 2017|
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Response from babs27911 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are allowed on the beach or the boardwalk, but dogs may be on upper Rosewood--the Bluff with a nice park overlooking the beach. There is a beach just for dogs in Highland Park--Moraine Beach, 2501 Sheridan... More
25 July 2016|
Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
No admission fee
Wendy G
3 July 2016|
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Response from quoide9 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there are BBQ pits available at Rosewood Beach.