Our Park

On a typical day, Sid and I go for at least one of our walks through the beautiful park in our neighborhood: Winnemac Park. I thought I’d tell you a little more about it today.


Winnemac Park is exceptionally large for a neighborhood park. It’s filled with enormous weeping willow trees and large areas of native prairie plantings that are stuffed with bright flowers and tall grasses that sway in the breeze. Woodchip paths wind through the native planting areas and rustic wooden fences create a border around them.


Sid loves smelling all the plants and certain sections of the fence where other dogs have left him “messages”.


There are also a few baseball diamonds, a large playground, tennis courts, a large soccer field, and a stadium that is part of the adjacent high school.


Lots of families take their young kids to play in the park, and those of us without kids take our dogs there. It’s usually a very peaceful place, especially if we go there for our early morning walk.


If you ever come to visit Chicago, we highly recommend visiting Winnemac Park. Sid told me he’ll take you on a guided tour himself!


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7 Responses to “Our Park”

  1. avatar stella rose Says:

    Sid we loves your park, our park is small and by the river, mom is paranoid. She is a helipugcopter mom…………enuf said.
    stella rose

  2. avatar tweedles Says:

    I love you park Sid.. Its very nice,, and I love weeping willow trees too. We have one of those willow trees in our yard.
    I wish that my trails had some of that nice stuff to walk on- like your park does,,, but nope, just dirt and sticks,, and weeds, and stuff.
    But I love going into my yard,, and smiffing pee mail too
    You are so lucky to have such a pretty park.

  3. avatar Idaho PugRanch Says:

    What a cool park to visit! If we were ever to come to Chicago, we will take you up on that guided tour!
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

  4. avatar Princess Leah Says:

    Sounds like a GREAT park fur walkies.
    What a happy smiley face you haf Sid, guess you are enjoying your walkies, yay!!!!
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

  5. avatar Jeannette and Cookie (and kitty sisters) Says:

    If you come down to Tucson, me and mum will take you to Udall Park — it is very bit — has a recreation centre and pool and baseball diamonds/soccer fields. The dog park is divided into two — large one for big dogs and small one for small dogs. My park at the apartment is also divided into big dog/small dog areas.

    Please come visit

    ttfn and toodle pip


  6. avatar Steve Inman Says:

    Definitely a cool park and noting better than a Sid guided tour!!!!

    Love, Gampy

  7. avatar Payton's mom Says:

    You are lucky to be so close to an awesome park. D&D hope we get to hang out with you there next summer!

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