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2400 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53211-4521
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach was busy but not packed. Respectful people. Beach was clean. Lifeguards were alert. Plenty of free parking in the lot. We felt safe. We will go again next summer!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Fixerupperwifan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its very busy and packed in the summer, volleyball and other sports played here. Mostly caucasian people 20-30s, stay out of the water its like ice and I ended up getting a huge number of warts from being in the chemical poisoned water. Lake park...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Bradford Beach this past weekend when we visited Milwaukee for Labor Day weekend. What a nice beach for right in the center of town! Great views of the blue waters of Lake Michigan! Tiki bars. A place to buy food. Tables to sit...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a sunny day at this beach, and thoroughly enjoyed playing beach volleyball and having drinks with strangers! Not the best beach I have seen, but it is surely worth the experience

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kakroo
Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful long strip of sandy beach to relax on in the heart of the city. Swimming area monitored by life guards. A large bathing house is available with restrooms as well as a snack bar and adult bar. Beach chairs and umbrellas available for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank dawnmX6007XQ
Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I took our two year old to Bradford Beach three times during our visit to Milwaukee. There are volleyball courts, tiki huts and plenty of room to throw a frisbee or something. The bathrooms weren’t the greatest but about what I expected....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank KobraKai1216
Reviewed July 5, 2019

We visited here on Friday, July 5th after reading rave reviews about it. We parked near a custard shop and walked to the beach area, passing areas that looked like the south side of Chicago (the homeless side) Sketchy to say the least. The water...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

Fun in the Sun on one of the top urban beaches in the United States. This is a gorgeous way to spend the day. The beach is large and there is plenty of room to spread out. If you enjoy playing or watching Beach Volleyball...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lisa S
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We go there to take in the beach volleyball games and the air shows. Bathrooms are clean but sandy :) and the snack bar is awesome for kids and has water if you need it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rkpbunny
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Bradford Beach is a great place to visit with the family or friends, and makes you feel like you're not in Wisconsin, which is really cool. In the summer there are plenty of things to do such as beach volleyball tournaments, and in the winter...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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July 31, 2017|
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Response from ARCarboni | Reviewed this property |
You can picnic so long as you don't bring glass. Parking is free and off street. It stretches down the length of the lake. As far as pool floats, not sure those are a good idea. This water is typically too cold to swim in... More
July 4, 2017|
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Response from Sarah Y | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed, but on the north end only, really. And they do need to be leashed.