Evanston's lakefront & beaches are a popular attraction. With a boat launch, rentals, and miles of sandy beaches, everyone can enjoy a day on the lakefront.

The City offers access to five public swimming beaches from June until Labor Day. There is an admission fee.

Beach Locations from North to South include:

  • Lighthouse Beach - Central St. at Sheridan Rd.

  • Clark Street Beach - Clark St. at Sheridan Rd.

  • Dempster / Greenwood St. Beach - Greenwood St. at the lakefront

  • Lee Street Beach - Lee St. and Lakeshore Blvd.

  • South Boulevard Beach - South Blvd. at the lakefront.

For more information on beach hours & fees, click here.

Pets are welcome at Evanston's Dog Beach.

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