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Lakeshore State Park

Lakeshore State Park

Description

In the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Lakeshore State Park provides a unique urban oasis with recreational and educational opportunities geared to the urban population. Lakeshore State Park offers great views of the city and Lake Michigan and has a reservable, overnight boat slip.

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    Lakeshore History Hike

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    Learn about the history of the State’s only man-made, urban State Park and the surrounding area on a walk with our Park Manager.

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    Prairie Hike

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    Learn how to identify current ones in bloom and how the prairies change through the seasons on a walk with our Park Naturalist.

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    Bird Hike

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    Did you know there are over 100 species of birds that call the park home? Come watch the amazing aerial feats of the Caspian Tern or listen for the splash of a cormorant diving for its dinner on a walk with our Park Naturalist.

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    Lake Michigan Hike

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    Learn about how humans have altered the shape of Milwaukee’s Lake Michigan shoreline and ways to protect our precious resource on a hike with the Park Manager.

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    Beach ‘Bonfire’

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    In celebration of World Chocolate Day, stop by the pebble beach, make a s’more, and meet the Park staff on your stroll through the park!

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    Volunteer Workday

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    Learn to identify invasive species while helping maintain our native prairies with park staff!

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    Prairie Hike

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    Learn how to identify current ones in bloom and how the prairies change through the seasons on a walk with our Park Naturalist.

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    Kids Fishing Clinic

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    In celebration of Youth Skills Day, stop by the south entrance and try your hand at fishing.

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    Beach ‘Bonfire’

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    In celebration of Youth Skill Day, stop by the pebble beach, make a s’more, and meet the Park staff on your stroll through the park!

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    Volunteer Workday

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    Help us improve the native biodiversity of the area while learning how to identify invasive species with trail staff.

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