NEWaukee’s 6th Annual Urban Island Beach Party


Friday, August 5, 2016 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM  at  Lakeshore State Park What says summer in Milwaukee more than live music, pink flamingos and a pig roast! The Urban Island Beach Party is an annual fundraiser for the Friends of Lakeshore State Park. An afternoon full of music, kayaking, a pig roast, dance performances and so much more […]

Free Canoe Camping and Paddle Lesson


In this FREE class, learn the basics of canoe camping and then stick around for open paddling from 4-6pm. I will have 8 canoes available, live vests for kids and adults, and paddles. Meet at Lakeshore Beach located on the western path of the “Island” What to bring: Swim suite, towel, and extra clothes (just […]

Urban Island Beach Party


Friday, August 5 at 4PM – 11PM The Urban Island Beach Party hosted by NEWaukee is an annual fundraiser for the Friends of Lakeshore State Park. An afternoon full of music, kayaking, a pig roast, dance performances and so much more showcase all that the park has to offer. In it’s 6th year, the Urban […]

Lakeshore State Park Newsletter – Summer 2016


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Beach Bonfire at Lakeshore State Park at 7pm


It’s midweek, but it’s Summer, and you need to slow down, and relax. On the beach. By a bonfire, making friends with people of all ages, all around. 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 […]

Beach Bonfire at Lakeshore State Park 7pm


It’s midweek, but it’s Summer, and you need to slow down, and relax. On the beach. By a bonfire, making friends with people of all ages, all around. 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 […]

Beach Bonfire at Lakeshore State Park 7pm


It’s midweek, but it’s Summer, and you need to slow down, and relax. On the beach. By a bonfire, making friends with people of all ages, all around. 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 […]

Beach Bonfire at Lakeshore State Park 7pm


It’s midweek, but it’s Summer, and you need to slow down, and relax. On the beach. By a bonfire, making friends with people of all ages, all around. 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 […]

Bird Hike 6pm


Did you know there are over 100 different species of birds that call our park home. Come watch the amazing aerial feats of the Caspian Tern or listen for the splash of a Cormorant diving for its dinner.  Our experienced naturalists will help you learn the basics of urban bird watching. MEET AT THE KIOSK […]

Bird Hike 6pm


Did you know there are over 100 different species of birds that call our park home. Come watch the amazing aerial feats of the Caspian Tern or listen for the splash of a Cormorant diving for its dinner.  Our experienced naturalists will help you learn the basics of urban bird watching. MEET AT THE KIOSK […]