Forest Park

South Des Plaines Street & West Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Defunct, Operated from 6/6/1908 to 1922

MapsParks nearby
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Defunct Roller Coasters (5)

PicturesNameTypeDesignOpenedClosed
Giant Safety CoasterWoodSit Down19081922
Grand CanyonWoodSit Down19091922
Leap the DipsWoodSit Down19081918
Leap the DipsWoodSit Down19191922
SteeplechaseSteelSit Down19091912

Details

Location:The park existed on the land now occupied by the Forest Park "el" station on the Blue Line and the Eisenhower Expressway.
Notes:A frequently copied story on Forest Park contains inaccuracies in at least the opening and closing of the park. For an indepth story on Forest Park, see the story on the Living History of Illinois website.
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