Become a Friend of the Park

Join a diverse community of people who use and love Lakeshore State Park, and enjoy the great open views of Milwaukee and Lake Michigan. Whether you enjoy the trails, like to dock your boat or throw a line in for the next big catch, help us preserve, enhance and promote this very unique Park.

There have been over 3,500,000 visitors to the Park since its opening in June of 2007 and more than 150,000 have participated in the outdoor educational programs and events.

Please help us to continue to provide outdoor classes for local students, visitors and community centers. Donate today!

Gift of Stock or Securities

The Friends’ work to advance education and conservation has always been powered by generous people like you.  Donating your stock or securities is an excellent way to support Lakeshore State Park’s mission while providing you with Tax Benefits.

Donating securities, such as stock or mutual funds, to the Friends of Lakeshore State Park is a Tax-Wise approach to provide educational programs and learning tools to students at Lakeshore State Park.  To initiate a gift of stock or securities, please call Michael R. Palmisano at (414) 688-7547 or email:

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The Friends of Lakeshore State Park are now particpating in Community Share's Annual Giving Campaign throughout workplaces in Wisconsin. 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: To create your login and make your monthly gift to the Friends of Lakeshore State Park today!