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Wild Mile on Track to Bring Wildlife, Kayaking, Waterfall and More to Chicago River’s North Branch by 2020, Planners Say

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Source: Block Club Chicago

Local conservation and parks groups are inching closer to the completion of Wild Mile Chicago: a mile-long floating eco-park that will brighten up the industrial North Branch Canal of the Chicago River.

By 2020, the finished project is expected run the course of the the river east of Goose Island between Chicago and North avenues. The Wild Mile will be marked by intentional habitats, wildlife areas, bike paths, walkways and educational areas.

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