Annual Campaign


Friends of Lakeshore State Park’s Annual Campaign is going on right now! If everyone of our friends donated $10 for our 10 year anniversary, we’d raise almost $18,000 for the park! Help support our mission of providing educational opportunities, maintaining natural space in an urban setting, and working toward constructing a visitor center with boater […]

You’re Invited to the Annual Meeting


FLSP_Annual_Meeting_Invite_2017 Join us at Discovery World for refreshments and awards!  Learn about all the exciting things in store for Lakeshore State Park! Wednesday, October 25th from 5PM to 7PM 500 North Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI  53202

You’re Invited to the Annual Meeting!


FLSP_Annual_Meeting_Invite_2017 Join us at Discovery World for refreshments and awards!  Learn about all the exciting things in store for Lakeshore State Park! Wednesday, October 25th from 5PM to 7PM

Sturgeon Fest


Join RiverEdge Nature Center and DNR staff for a sturgeon filled festival! Pre-sponsor a sturgeon at Sturgeonfest.org to release your own, come early for a water blessing ceremony. Festival is free for all ages, cost of sponsoring a sturgeon to release is $10. Look for the tents just south of the pedestrian bridge at Lakeshore […]

Prairie Hike


Come learn about the history of Lakeshore State Park and the many animals and plants that live here as we take a stroll. We will meet at the north entrance, just south of Discovery World. It’s cooler by the lake this time of the year, so check the weather and dress warm. Free parking is […]

Doors Open Milwaukee


Come down to the park this weekend for Doors Open Milwaukee! Our naturalists will be giving tours of the park roughly every half hour from 10am-5pm. Come learn about the history of the park, the prairie plants and wildlife, and the vision for the future of LSP! Tours will meet at both the north and […]

Doors Open Milwaukee


Come down to the park this weekend for Doors Open Milwaukee! Our naturalists will be giving tours of the park roughly every half hour from 10am-5pm. Come learn about the history of the park, the prairie plants and wildlife, and the vision for the future of LSP! Tours will meet at both the north and […]

Insect Hotels


Students in Katie Martin-Meurer’s 3-D Concepts class at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee made insect hotels from discarded wood to provide habitat for the decreasing population of bugs. The insect hotels were first shown at Lakeshore State Park in May and will be installed permanently in state parks across Wisconsin. Martin-Meurer received $1,000 from the Natural Resources […]

Perseid’s Meteor Shower


Join our naturalists for a viewing of the annual Perseid’s meteor shower, which is expected to have double the activity of last year’s. Look toward the north end of the park, past the city lights, to see the meteors fly by. Free-All Ages. Meet at the north entrance (just south of Discovery World). Free parking […]

Native Plant Demo


Join our naturalists for a native plant hike, then plant your very own native plant seed to take home and watch grow. We will meet at the north entrance to the park (just south of Discovery World). Dress warm, as it is always cooler by the lake. This event is limited to 20 individuals, so […]