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Bowen Park



1800 N. Sheridan Road
Waukegan, IL 60087


Phone: 847.360.4700

http://www.waukeganparks.org
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Bowen Park has been transformed into a public park with the widest possible range of recreation facilities. The park houses the Waukegan History Museum and the John L. Raymond Historic Research Library. The park also features Grosche Baseball Field, Waukegan Skate Park and a 2008 award-winning playground. The playground, themed 'Forest Findings' is equipped with modern playground amenities, combined with several environmental learning stations that represent a forest ecosystem. Children can splash in the water spray area, observe animal footprints, sit on the fungi bench, slide down the forty foot tunnel slides or climb a spider web. Bowen Park is also the home for the Jack Benny Center for the Arts that opened in February 1987.

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    No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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