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

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way better than chicago!!!!!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Chrisi A
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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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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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
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27 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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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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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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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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7 attraction reviews
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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We left our fabulous beach on the East coast to go to a beach in Milwaukee? Weird, but it was cool seeing Lake Michigan. Bradford Beach staff emphasized to all the AAU Jr Championship volleyball players that they pride themselves on having a clean beach and it truly is, complete with recycling trash cans next to regular trash bins. We... More 

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