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Rosewood Beach

45 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-4717
+1 847-831-3810
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Wonderful Beach

My first visit to Rosewood Beach since the park district renovated this beach. The Highland Park... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Highland Park, Illinois
via mobile
The best beach on the North Shore!

Beautiful landscaping and not crowded ever. A gem! The lagoon type design makes it easy for the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Highland Park, Illinois
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  • Average5%
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“north shore” (7 reviews)
“nice beach” (6 reviews)
“park district” (4 reviews)
45 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-4717
+1 847-831-3810
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My first visit to Rosewood Beach since the park district renovated this beach. The Highland Park Park District transformed a sleepy Lake Michigan beach into an amazing beach park. There are separate swimming coves, playground equipment, beach volleyball areas all accessible by beautiful wood decking....More

Thank easyflier
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Beautiful landscaping and not crowded ever. A gem! The lagoon type design makes it easy for the little kids and everyone else to go in the Lake.

Thank cindyburrell
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This beach is amazing. Clean, sustainable, beautiful. There is a place to fill up your water bottles, nice bathrooms and even a shaded playground in the beach. It's never terribly crowded and is just very well kept up. It's our neighborhood beach and we are...More

Thank addiecat2015
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Just in the neighborhood and found the beautiful beach. Very quiet and clean. Very nice restrooms as well. Great place to spend a sunny afternoon. Real cool trails leading in.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 21 July 2017 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 11 July 2017

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 20 June 2017

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
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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.