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Address: Milwaukee, WI

City park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.

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Great playground

Excellent playground for children ages 5-12. Balancing, spinning, climbing. Really different. And swings!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent playground for children ages 5-12. Balancing, spinning, climbing. Really different. And swings!

Thank 240chanas
West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

There's a nice little park up the hill overlooking the lake. Very close to Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro, which provides an excellent dining experience, as well.

Thank Warner S
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Right on the lake front and if you pick the right hotel, just steps from your door. On the bluff above Lake Michigan, you will find various historical artifacts including a log cabin. As you walk down the hill, you will go by the Art Museum which usually has a fine exhibit related to Veterans. The park is spacious and... More 

1 Thank TLV007
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

I was first introduced to LAKE PARK this past year during a photo shoot for a friend that was preparing to leave for Japan! We decided to check out the park and to our surprise we were astounded to the beautiful area hidden above Lake Michigan by trees! The road most traveled to gain access is closed due to the... More 

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A terrific place to admire Lake Michigan, but few places to sit [other than the grass] while you admire, and no place for kids to play.

1 Thank Robert G
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I've been to Lake park several times. I went with my niece when she was visiting. We walked and talked and sat on a bench and talked, we watched people passing by with their dogs, on bikes, on skates and just strolling on a nice sunny warm day. We had a beautiful view of Lake Michigan, and of the little... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Great views and gardens. Nice paved walking and biking trails. There were ample places to park and get out and walk. Great view of Lake Michigan. A walk down one of the trails takes you past a very pretty light house.

2 Thank Sugarbee93
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Lake Park offers lawn bowling, has a bike path, many places to sit and look out at Lake Michigan. It is a large park and has many things to offer. It's well kept and a very relaxing place to be. Also a perfect location to watch fireworks!

1 Thank TinyDancer_11
Topeka, Kansas
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

this park and city is gorgeous. its a pretty good size park and awesome for running. There are a lot of runners in this city and i can see why. lots of space provided for such activity

1 Thank deb s
Springfield, Illinois
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Many wonderful memories of times of carefree days on the Beaches spent lolling in the Sun and watching the crowds walk up and down the Lake Front!

1 Thank Sam K

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