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Address: 2400 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone Number: 414 962 8809

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nice place to walk

beautiful walk along the beach - but the lack of toilets was surprising. Less availability than at county & state parks - don't get it?

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

beautiful walk along the beach - but the lack of toilets was surprising. Less availability than at county & state parks - don't get it?

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Saint Charles, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

i live 40 miles west of chicago and make it a point to avoid it . Found the best beach in the midwest at Bradford . Tiki bars rock!!! Very large beach area and alot of volleyball courts . The staff is great too!

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Smelled of sewer, the water was very dark and was posted swim at own risk of bacteria....thought we were taking our exchange student somewhere relaxing and cool

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I was surprised at how clean and large this beach was. It has amenities such as food, drinks, ice cream, bathrooms etc... Looking for something to do for free? This is the place to be.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
32 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My husband and I went here last weekend as it was a near perfect day in Milwaukee. We had a picnic, laid in the sun and listened to the sounds of the water. It was clean, not too loud or crowded and just relaxing. They have volleyball, bathrooms and a snack shop if you are looking for that as well.... More 

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Chicago
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1,424 reviews 1,424 reviews
352 attraction reviews
792 helpful votes 792 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My wife and I visited Bradford Beach during a recent day trip to Milwaukee. What an amazing beach on the edge of downtown Milwaukee. A huge soft sandy area with volleyball courts and two snack shops and a public restroom. The AVP volleyball tournament was going on and it was a very busy place. The stretch of beach is the... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Very pleasant beach for a walk and some ice cream in July. Loads of volley ball action and plenty of green area for walking and playing sports.

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novi
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254 reviews 254 reviews
57 attraction reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Hidden beach in the Water Tower District with limited parking on site. Access to the beach by stairs from the residential areas or along lake shore. Clean beach with volleyball facilities, food, life guards, and a roped off swimming area and numerous hiking trails. No BBQ, open alcohol. Beach is patrolled and looks clean and safe.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Being on the beach feels like a day on the ocean! Good weather is at a premium in Milwaukee, so when it strikes, the main boulevard is packed with sun seekers. A wonderful experience for families. New additions are tiki hut bars right on the beach and a cute little ice cream shop on the northern end.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

People come to Milwaukee to see the museums and the zoo and the ball park, but the lakefront is probably the most beautiful part of Milwaukee. Lake Michigan, as a New Yorker once told me, might as well be the ocean. Milwaukee has done a great job with its lakefront. It is a phenomenal place to run, bike, or just... More 

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