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Great time for family fun

We enjoyed our time at the park and it was a great destination for our family to gather. We... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Katy H
Beautiful, clean beach

I've lived in Milwaukee for over three years now, and I feel as though I've been missing out by... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
mintysnowflake7
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We enjoyed our time at the park and it was a great destination for our family to gather. We recommend it to anyone looking for a family outing

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katy H
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I've lived in Milwaukee for over three years now, and I feel as though I've been missing out by just discovering this hidden gem. I am not really a fan of Bradford Beach...too crowded and dirty...and looking at the lake but not wanting to swim...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank mintysnowflake7
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Beautiful! Water so comfortable. Met several shorewood residents who were so proud of their park. Thank you!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ann V
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Atwater Park offers great year-round views of Lake Michigan and is also home to a sculpture created by Spanish artist, Jaume Plensa. The sculpture adds to the aesthetics and lends the small park a vibe akin to those large city centers. For those with children,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank GillianLG_MKE
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Nice beach with soft sand. Not too windy. Trek down to the beach was interesting with a toddler walking. Bring a stroller for the long winding ramp and a friend if you have multiple children.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Theresa L
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Just recently visited Atwater Park & Beach and it is wonderful! But don't be like me and remember to bring your towel and swimsuit because the water is so warm!! It's small but so worth the trip. The slopes are covered with wildflowers. You can...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank lterrcreatkard3829
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

A little smaller than the other Milwaukee beaches, but still a very attractive park. One minor drawback is on street parking only... some of the larger parks have off-street parking. Did not go down to the beach was just walking around on the upper level....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank WisconsinAl
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

We went to Atwater on a beautiful spring Saturday. My daughter's boyfriend chose one of the overlooks to pop the question. She'd said Yes! This is a very nice park on the upper bluff with a play area for the little kids. You can take...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed October 17, 2016

A visit to Atwater Park makes you feel like you've been transported somewhere special. The view of the lake is spectacular! The Plensa statue really ties in with the relaxing nature of the park and beach. On the bluff there is greenspace, a playground and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank yogi_libre
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We live near Atwater Beach and really appreciate. It is a great place for all ages. There is a lovely small park at the street level and stairs and ramp to the beach. The board walk is a nice addition. There is a play ground...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lynn D
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