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Address: 2400 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone Number: 414 962 8809
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There's a lot to do at Bradford! From volleyball to swimming and even grabbing a drink. It's a fun place. Somewhat dirty and too busy at times for me though.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Nice Beach with Lovely views on Lake Michigan, clean Bathrooms. Wish It had been warmer, would have gone swimming.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

There's a lot to do at Bradford! From volleyball to swimming and even grabbing a drink. It's a fun place. Somewhat dirty and too busy at times for me though.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very dirty ! Garbage everywhere ! Bathroom had no toilet paper in any of the stalls... Yuck does not even begin to describe how gross the parking lot and area where the rocks are. EW !

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Dubuque, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

So the air and water show was going on the weekend we were in Milwaukee. We decided to watch it for free from Bradford Beach rather than pay for admittance at McKinley Beach. It was crazy busy for sure, so I'm not sure how it would be on the average day, but we still had fun. We actually were able... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

So we didn't have a pool at hotel so we headed to beach . Lots of people were there ! It was nice but it wasn't Florida beach !!!

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Fishers, Indiana
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had the run of the place. The beach is very big and had really nice sand. The kids loved playing in the sand and splashing in the water. The surf was really rough due to storms the night before and the water was very cold. The kids still had a great time. We wish we had more time to... More 

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Marathon, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

It has become a tradition for my family to watch the first night of Summerfest fireworks on Bradford Beach! We come down early and picnic, play in the sand and enjoy the peace and serenity of Lake Michigan! Great stop for families, couples, everyone!

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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
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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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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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