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Address: Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee, WI
Phone Number: 414-271-1416
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Activities: Running
Description: Shoreline trail along Lake Michigan.
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Running on this path offers great views of Milwaukee and Lake Michigan. You get to run from the east side to downtown Milwaukee. Overall a great place for a jog.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Running on this path offers great views of Milwaukee and Lake Michigan. You get to run from the east side to downtown Milwaukee. Overall a great place for a jog.

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

this was awesome and so beautiful. Wear a jacket, because the breeze can be chilly off the lake. great view of the city and lake

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Yorkville, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is family friendly, clean, beautiful scenery, and it was very safe. As I woman, I was a bit reluctant to take my 3 children there by myself - however, we ALL had a lovely time. Veteran's Park, just north of there features bike rentals, pedal cars, food, restrooms, pavilions, a marina is nearby. Some families have major picnics here,... More 

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

in town at a wedding--- visiting Lake Michigan-- all the beautiful buildings-churches and the beautiful flowers

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

capture the essence of Milwaukee by walking or bicycling the Lakefront Trail. be sure to check out Lake Shore State Park south of the MKE Art Museum and Discovery World

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Westchester, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Biking-fly a kite-grill out- go fishing- Or just relax.. Plenty of space and gorgeous grounds. We will be back, love it.

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very beautiful area along Lake Michigan shore. Within short distance of museums, yacht club, beach etc. Beautiful in all seasons, went down this past February to see the large ice flows that were crashing in on the waves. Lots of parking too.

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Milwaukee WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Taking the lakefront trail from anywhere on the east side or Riverwest to the lakefront any day is faster/safer and more pleasant than driving and dealing with traffic any day of the year! (you can park your bike for free too) The only way my family goes to the lake front now.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

There are lots of great places to bike in Milwaukee, but this is the one I come back to over and over again. Milwaukee’s lakefront is always interesting: people jogging, flying kites, picnicking, roller blading…it’s all here. You can start out around the Milwaukee Art Museum. Head south and ride past the Summerfest grounds and out onto Lakeshore Park…an urban... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A nice trail, anyone who is new to MKE I would recommend at least once. Not something to do in winter.

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