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Lakeshore State Park

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Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5601
Phone Number: (414) 274-4281
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Wonderful n beautiful place

If your in the area it's a must to go n relax. The area is so beautiful n relaxing that you can take lunch n enjoy it. So please stop by if just for the view.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If your in the area it's a must to go n relax. The area is so beautiful n relaxing that you can take lunch n enjoy it. So please stop by if just for the view.

Thank milwgal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although it's only (maybe) 1/2 a mile long it does have some very nice views along it's 2 bike/hiking paths. {ALL wheelchair accessible!} It starts at the "Pier Marquette" lighthouse (replacement) and goes north to the Discovery World (kids') museum.

Thank Johnathan H
Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

There is a good trail going around the park for biking and walking. There is really no shade or facilities. The views are great. It is wonderful on a breezy day. It is obviously an artificial island of landfill, so it isn't exactly lovely. Enjoy the views.

Thank Patrick A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

great park right on the lake but right in the city with great views of the city skyline. great for walking and biking. no bathrooms though other than disgustingly dirty porta potties over past the summerfest grounds BMO pavillion fyi. free entrance. Very loud during summerfest though, just fyi.

Thank Jaymes L
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

With the Milwaukee skyline just ahead the quiet, solitude of this little gem offers great views a cool breeze off the lake and opportunities to fish, walk, bike or just stroll.

Thank larytaz
Lakewood, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We didn't make it here until the sun had set, but it was actually well lit and still had a lot of visitors, so we walked around anyway. Very pretty park! Great views of the city on one side and the lake on the other. Also close to cool museums and other parks. Overall, very worth a visit.

Thank Lilly S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We walked along the shore front . Unfortunately it is overrun by geese the day we were there. Still a beautiful peaceful area to enjoy.

Thank Bbmizrahi
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This place is on the lake behind the Summerfest grounds, which makes it unique and a touch of nature in an urban setting.

Thank NJC53215
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This listing is for Lakeshore Park, a fairly recent addition to the MKE shoreline. Great for walking and biking. Sometimes they have special events on the "Island". You can get to Lakeshore State Park from Discovery World, but if you want FREE PARKING, it's behind the Marcus Amphitheater. Drive all the way around the south end of the Marcus Amphitheater.... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

It was customary to drive the Lake Front "back in the day, from the War Memorial to just about Shorewood. It still is a nice drive and the stop at Lakeshore State Park. Many people forget this park's status. Take a few beach chairs along, some drinks and a few snacks or sandwiches. It's what people used to do. .... More 

Thank Jay N

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