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Get Outdoors!Date range: Thursday, August 22, 2019 to Saturday, August 22, 2020 Location: Lakeshore SP

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Nature Photos with a Naturalist

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Nature study, Photography
Location: Lakeshore SP

The flowers in bloom are constantly changing through the summer. Bring your camera or smartphone to take pictures of the Milwaukee skyline, Lake Michigan, and many of our native plants and animals. Learn some tips to taking close ups of insects, and which places are most often photographed in the park. Meet at the north entrance.


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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Friday, August 30, 2019

Kids Fishing Clinic

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Fishing, Outdoor skills
Location: Lakeshore SP

Park staff will supply poles and bait for up to 30 children as we fish for panfish. Children younger than 16 do not require a fishing license. Fishing poles graciously provided by the Future Anglers Foundation and the Friends of Lakeshore State Park. Meet at the fishing pier.


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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Phenology Hike

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Lakeshore SP

Learn about the plants and animals that call Lakeshore their home, and how they adapt to changing seasons. Meet at the north entrance.


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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Wild Edibles Hikes

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Outdoor activity, Plant study, Wildlife study
Location: Lakeshore SP

Learn which of Lakeshore's plants are edible, and what people can make with them. Learn which plants to avoid eating, and which ones have been used as medicine. Meet at the north entrance.


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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Invasive Crusaders Volunteer Workdays

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Plant study, Wildlife conservation
Location: Lakeshore SP

Looking for a way to spend more time outside, while contributing to a good cause? Our volunteers will assist staff with invasive species removal in a variety of the park's prairies and occasional site cleanups. Gloves and spades/tools will be provided for use, but feel free to bring your own! Please contact the park to sign up for our volunteer list and stay informed of any changes. Meet at the north entrance.


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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Lake Michigan Hikes

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Hike, Outdoor activity
Location: Lakeshore SP

Walk the park and learn about invasive species, pollution and restoration initiatives. Content geared toward middle school age to adult. Meet at the north entrance.


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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Rainbow Scavenger Hunt

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Scavenger hunt
Location: Lakeshore SP

Learn your colors as you walk through Lakeshore! Find a plant or animal for each color, draw a sketch, and learn what they are called. Free program. Content geared toward 3 to 10 year-olds, but all are welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the North Entrance.


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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Invasive Crusaders Volunteer Workdays

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Plant study, Wildlife conservation
Location: Lakeshore SP

Looking for a way to spend more time outside, while contributing to a good cause? Our volunteers will assist staff with invasive species removal in a variety of the park's prairies and occasional site cleanups. Gloves and spades/tools will be provided for use, but feel free to bring your own! Please contact the park to sign up for our volunteer list and stay informed of any changes. Meet at the north entrance.


Close

Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Beach Bonfire at Lakeshore State Park

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Cooking, Food, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Lakeshore SP

Come meet the staff at Lakeshore, and bond over pudgy pies and s'mores while enjoying beautiful views of downtown Milwaukee and Lake Michigan! Feel free to bring a musical instrument if you'd like to entertain! This event is cooperative event with the Friends of Lakeshore State Park. Free. All Ages. Meet at the Pebble Beach.

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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Phenology Hike

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Lakeshore SP

Learn about the plants and animals that call Lakeshore their home, and how they adapt to changing seasons. Meet at the north entrance.


Close

Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Kids Fishing Clinic

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Fishing, Outdoor skills
Location: Lakeshore SP

Park staff will supply poles and bait for up to 30 children as we fish for panfish. Children younger than 16 do not require a fishing license. Fishing poles graciously provided by the Future Anglers Foundation and the Friends of Lakeshore State Park. Meet at the fishing pier.


Close

Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Friday, September 20, 2019

Bird Hikes

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Birding, Hike, Outdoor activity, Wildlife study
Location: Lakeshore SP

Learn about the different birds that call Lakeshore home. Lakeshore State Park is located in the Lake Michigan Flyway, with over 70 migratory and resident avian species observed annually. Hike with us multiple times to see how the populations change through the seasons! Meet at the north entrance.


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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Phenology Hike

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Lakeshore SP

Learn about the plants and animals that call Lakeshore their home, and how they adapt to changing seasons. Meet at the north entrance.


Close

Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Saturday, September 21, 2019

What's in the Water?

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Nature study
Location: Lakeshore SP

Did you know that dragonflies start their life in the water? Help our Naturalist staff survey what critters are present in our wetland areas. No waders/rainboots required; this data helps to monitor the health of our lagoon area at the park. Meet at the fishing pier.


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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Monday, September 23, 2019

Autumn Equinox Hike

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Lakeshore SP

Enjoy a fall hike through the park as the Asters are in bloom, and other plants begin their transition. Meet at the south entrance.


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Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Friday, September 27, 2019

Nature Photos with a Naturalist

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Nature study, Photography
Location: Lakeshore SP

The flowers in bloom are constantly changing through the summer. Bring your camera or smartphone to take pictures of the Milwaukee skyline, Lake Michigan, and many of our native plants and animals. Learn some tips to taking close ups of insects, and which places are most often photographed in the park. Meet at the north entrance.


Close

Lakeshore SP information

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.


Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Friday, June 07, 2019