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Address: Milwaukee, WI
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City park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.

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US$38.00*
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I was first introduced to LAKE PARK this past year during a photo shoot for a friend that was preparing to leave for Japan! We decided to check out the park and to our surprise... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2016
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

I was first introduced to LAKE PARK this past year during a photo shoot for a friend that was preparing to leave for Japan! We decided to check out the park and to our surprise we were astounded to the beautiful area hidden above Lake Michigan by trees! The road most traveled to gain access is closed due to the... More 

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

A terrific place to admire Lake Michigan, but few places to sit [other than the grass] while you admire, and no place for kids to play.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

I've been to Lake park several times. I went with my niece when she was visiting. We walked and talked and sat on a bench and talked, we watched people passing by with their dogs, on bikes, on skates and just strolling on a nice sunny warm day. We had a beautiful view of Lake Michigan, and of the little... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

Great views and gardens. Nice paved walking and biking trails. There were ample places to park and get out and walk. Great view of Lake Michigan. A walk down one of the trails takes you past a very pretty light house.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Lake Park offers lawn bowling, has a bike path, many places to sit and look out at Lake Michigan. It is a large park and has many things to offer. It's well kept and a very relaxing place to be. Also a perfect location to watch fireworks!

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Topeka, Kansas
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

this park and city is gorgeous. its a pretty good size park and awesome for running. There are a lot of runners in this city and i can see why. lots of space provided for such activity

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Springfield, Illinois
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50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Many wonderful memories of times of carefree days on the Beaches spent lolling in the Sun and watching the crowds walk up and down the Lake Front!

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Faribault, Minnesota
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Fantastic ~ beach-side fly-bys of the Blue Angels! Parking at the marina was well worth the $20 and the concessions were reasonable too.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Beautiful area of the city spend time here. It's a great place to people watch and enjoy the view great for families too.

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Chatsworth, CA
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

I love the city parks in the Milwaukee area (I really miss this living in the LA area) and Lake Park never disappoints! Lake Park is always a great place to stop, relax and take in the views!

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