Navy Pier, Chicago IL.USA Pier Park is an amusement park on Navy Pier in Chicago , Illinois , US. Attractions.Navy Pier is the place where all of Chicagoland and tourists from around the world have come together since 1995 to enjoy the beauty and the thrills of a day on Lake Michigan. Guests have the opportunity to swing around Pier Park on the thrill ride 'Wave Swinger'. The ride towers nearly forty feet over a pond of water. This exhilarating forty-eight seat swing ride lifts visitors fourteen feet in the air, and whisks them around for a thrill that shows guests a view of the lakeside never before seen.