The Incredibly Unique Park That’s Right Here In Illinois’ Own Backyard

Few Illinoisans know about the incredibly unique park hiding in Addison. Even fewer know about its devious history. Some of the old structures on site were built more than 30 years ago, and you’ll be surprised to learn why.

This play place that is now for children was once a dangerous military zone. Scroll on to check it out:

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Nike Park is located at 200 S Rohlwing Rd., Addison, IL 60101, and you can learn more about it on the Addison Park District website here.

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