Cross an award-winning bridge and discover the 17-acre urban oasis that is Lakeshore State Park. Located on the shore of Lake Michigan,
adjacent to Henry Maier Festival Park and Discovery World, the Park is a gathering place for recreation, education, and relaxation.
- The Park offers year-round scenic views of the city skyline and Lake Michigan.
- Visitors [...]
The Community Shares Giving Campaign is
now underway and if you don’t have the
option to give through Community
Shares of Greater Milwaukee at your
workplace, you can still support the
Friends of Lakeshore State Park with
a monthly credit/debit card donation.
Please visit: https://www.ipledgeonline.org/_board/
To create your login and make your
monthly gift to the Friends of
Lakeshore State Park today!
Lakeshore State Park recently became a certified Travel Green Wisconsin (TGW) site. In 2006 the WI Department of Tourism initiated Travel Green Wisconsin to promote smart, environmentally friendly practices in tourism businesses in the state. This program is the first state-sponsored sustainable travel certification program, and has become a model for sustainable [...]
The annual meeting will be held at the Milwaukee Public Market, second floor, on Tuesday October 19, 2011 starting at 5:30 p.m. with a talk by our guest speaker, Cathy Stepp. The meeting provides an opportunity for the public to learn about Park events and future plans, as well as information about the [...]
People's Choice Award Winning Rain Barrel
Jen Arpin was selected as the People’s Choice Award Winner for her rain barrel at the 2011 Gatheirng Waters Festival.
We’d like to thank everyone who purchased tickets for the raffle, and announce the winners! The winners are:
1st Place – Beth Leedum
2nd Place – Mike Cashman
3rd Place – R. Kodrich
4th Place – Brian Helme
The original plans for Lakeshore State Park called for an visitor center to be built on the park at a time when funds are able to be raised to pay for the development of the facility.
Chuck Ward Co-Founder, Friends of Lakeshore State Park
Over nearly three decades, Chuck Ward helped to shape some of Milwaukee’s prominent civic institutions: Irish Fest, the Milwaukee Brewers, Summerfest, Discovery World and, most recently, Milwaukee County Parks. Chuck was the founder and first president of the Friends of Lakeshore State Park. Chuck passed away [...]
Watch a short video about the development of Lakeshore State Park.