Lincoln Park and Lakeview are always hopping. And swinging. And sliding. And climbing. You get the idea — they have great playgrounds! If you live in the area or are looking for a great place to park-crawl for the day, these are the ones you really want to check out. Click through for the 411 on splash pads, spraygrounds, playlots and more.

Evergreen Playlot Park

A playground along busy Belmont corridor? Yep! Tucked between two brick apartment buildings, this hidden-in-plain-sight paradise has rubber matting that makes it suitable for the littlest of tumblers.

631 W. Belmont Ave. (312-742-7802 or

What is YOUR favorite playground in Lincoln Park or Lakeview? Let us know in the Comments!

— Kelly Aiglon, with additional reporting by Mistie Lucht & Selena Kohng