Chicago Lakefront Trail
The Chicago Lakefront Trail (abbreviated as LFT) is a foreshoreway for walking and cycling, running 18-mile (29 km) along the coast of Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois . The path connects various beaches and recreational amenities located along the lake front and also serves as an option to bicycle commuters.
The trail is located wholly within the Chicago city limits and spans from 7100 South/2560 East to 5800 North/1000 West. It is a dedicated-use path, although frequent intersections do pose a threat to path users. These intersections are clearly signed both to path users and motorists. From north to south, it runs through Lincoln Park, Grant Park, Burnham Park and Jackson Park.
Some attractions along the path (listed from south to north) are the South Shore Country Club, the Museum of Science and Industry, McCormick Place, Soldier Field, Chicago's Museum Campus, Monroe Harbor, Navy Pier, Belmont Harbor, the Waveland Clock Tower, and most of the Chicago beaches.
Path maintenance 
Path maintenance is solely provided by the Chicago Park District and their subcontractors. The Lakefront Trail is open 24 hours a day, but the parks and beaches along the path close at 11 PM.