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Shedd Aquarium

Gateway Geyser

185 W Trendley Ave, , IL 62201

Parks

View the tallest water fountain in the United States located along the Illinois Riverfront.

The tallest water fountain in the United States and third tallest in the world, capable of rising to 630 feet, the Gateway Geyser began operating on May 27, 1995, helping to fulfill Malcolm W. Martin's vision of creating a landmark along the Illinois riverfront.

Geyser schedule: Daily at noon ( for 10 minutes) Memorial Day through Labor Day. Eruptions are dependent on wind, weather, and drought conditions.The Geyser hibernates September through May.

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