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Milwaukee’s Top 5 Parks

Check out Milwaukee’s top 5 parks for exciting events, festivals, and markets, or simply spend some time in the sun (or shade)!

Cathedral Square Park

Walk out our front door, turn right towards Kilbourn Avenue, and walk two blocks East; you’ll find Cathedral Square Park on your right. Across from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Cathedral Square Park is an urban green oasis in the heart of Downtown Milwaukee.
The park boasts free Wi-Fi and hosts events, markets, and festivals all year. There are many restaurants and bars nearby, and you can watch live music occasionally.
Let the kids burn their energy on the playground before kicking back and taking in the view of St. John Cathedral.

520 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
6 am-10 pm, daily
414.257.7275
County.milwaukee.gov

Museum Center Park

From Cathedral Square Park, walk South on Jackson Street for two blocks before turning left on Wisconsin Avenue and walking another three. You will pass the Betty Brin Children’s Museum and see “The Calling,” an orange sculpture by Mark di Suvero.
The park has plenty of green space to spread out; otherwise, you can people-watch from the central spot inside the brick patio.
Likewise, the Reiman Footbridge will take you to the Cudahy Gardens and Oak Leaf Trail.

910 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Inside the Milwaukee Art Museum
414.224.3200
Mam.org

Lakeshore State Park

Lakeshore State Park is two blocks South of the Cudahy Gardens. Nearby are Wisconsin State Historical Marker 131: First Milwaukee Cargo Pier and Lakeshore Paddle Sport Rentals.
Suppose you seek a place to fish, boat, hike, and bike, head down to Lakeshore State Park. When you’ve had your fill, use the Oak Leaf Trail to connect to Juneau Park.

500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202
6 am-10 pm, daily
414.274.4281
Dnr.wi.gov

Juneau Park

Juneau Park is four blocks East of Cathedral Square park. Juneau Park has several multi-purpose trails and spans almost sixteen acres.
Take a moment to see the Solomon Juneau Statue before stopping for a beer at the Traveling Beer Garden at Juneau Park. Then, cross Lincoln Memorial Drive and explore Veterans Park.

900 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
6 am-10 pm, daily
414.277.0851
County.milwaukee.gov

Veterans Park

Veterans Park has plenty to offer. Reflect at the Southeast Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial before visiting the General Douglas MacArthur Statue.
Next, you can visit the Abraham Lincoln statue and learn more about the 16th United States president. Use the paved Oak Leaf Trail for a 1.3-mile walk around the lagoon or bring your fishing pole and cast a line.

1010 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202
6 am-10 pm, daily
414.257.7275
County.milwaukee.org

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