Living in a downtown area, it can be hard to get out and enjoy the outdoors. Luckily, the city of Milwaukee has an expansive lakefront and parks to explore without having to climb into a car! Here are a five parks worth visiting in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum
Located on the Milwaukee River, the Arboretum has scenic views, an iconic stone archway, and open trails that let you breath in the fresh air.
Three Bridges Park
Sitting along the Menomonee River near Miller Park, this outdoor space is a great place to walk and bike in the heart of an industrial jungle!
Home of the Riverside Urban Ecology Center, Riverside Park is bike accessible and offers those on the Upper East Side another urban spot to stretch their legs.
Located on the Upper East Side of Milwaukee, this park offers some elevated trails that give a superb view of Lake Michigan!
Lakeshore State Park
One of, if not the premier parks in Downtown Milwaukee, the Lakeshore State Park runs parallel to Lake Michigan and is a peaceful spot to end the day and watch the sun set over the Milwaukee Skyline.