Explore Lake Park

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Distance

1 miles

Elevation Gain

100 ft

Route Type

Loop

Added by Andy Merkel

Milwaukee's original park!

This park has it all! Lake Park Bistro, golfing, hiking, a lighthouse, hiking trails, biking trails, and picnic spots galore! 

Take the Oak Leaf Trail throughout the park to make a loop around all of the main landmarks in this historic park! 

There are many things to see in this park! Multiple ravine trails, biking paths, and picnic areas that allow for people of all ages to have fun and enjoy a great view of the Lake. 

Start your journey by parking near the Lake Park Bistro and walk toward the waterfall trail down to Lake Drive. Work your way back up the trail to the Lion's bridges and check out North Point LighthouseIt is open Saturdays and Sundays 1-4pm. 

If you are up for fine dining, Lake Park Bistro is one of Milwaukee's most exquisite dining experiences! 

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Dog Friendly
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Forest
Handicap Accessible
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Explorer

11 months ago

Great park right in the city

I have done some of the trails in this park. It's a great get away from the city. Some of the trails are wooded and then there's the Oak Leaf Trail that you can take all along Lake Michigan and other parts of the city.

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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