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Lake Park

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

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Nice place to relax!

Neat drive up to the north side along the lake to see this park. Walking trails and overlooks the lake. Also the lighthouse fun to see/tour when open.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neat drive up to the north side along the lake to see this park. Walking trails and overlooks the lake. Also the lighthouse fun to see/tour when open.

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Thank Kathy L
waukesha,wi
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our beautiful lake is so special. There are very few fresh water lakes in the world and this one is taken care of for the enjoyment of all the citizens. Along the Lake Park you will find a world class Art Museum. Don't miss it.

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Thank mimma64
Madison, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

took a drive down by the Lakefront for a memory trip. They appear to be spending some effort in upgrading the area. The multi purpose/bike trail is wonderful to have and encourage tourists to take some time to wander by some of the biggest houses that must have some stories behind them

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Thank Melissa R
Madison, United States
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60 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Fun place to stop and walk around and take in the sights. So pretty and so much going on in the area during the summer. Great for my kiddos to run around and burn off energy

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Thank Sarah G
Greendale, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Tell your friends you have been to Lake Park. Tell me? I got a Charmeleon today! If you say Snorlax or Dragonite, your friend will be jealous. Lake Park is the best spot to play Pokemon Go! And there is also a great playground, too.

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Thank Mega A
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Lake Park is a nice park on the East Side of Milwaukee. They have a nice little 3-par golf course, Lake Park Bistro which is a fabulous French restaurant ($$$) and several picnic areas with a playground. The main reason I go to Lake Park though is to hunt Pokemon with my kids. There are over 15 pokestops and at... More 

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Milton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We went there for Pokemon Go, but the park is beautiful. There is a lot of controversy surrounding the use of the park for Pokemon Go, aside from that the park is huge and has some great views.

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Thank Gerbes
Minnetonka
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Really nice clean well maintained park. Check out the lighthouse, really picturesque. I didn't eat there but did look in on the restaurant which looks really nice. Also checked out the folks playing Lawn Bowling.

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Thank blueneoncafe
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Lake Park is a gem. Designed by the renowned Daniel Olmstead (think Central Park NYC and Chicago Park's "Emerald Necklace" ) and enjoyed by thousands ever since. There is a lighthouse, the last remaining Indian Burial Mound in the Milwaukee area (the others were razed for farming or housing), a waterfall, ravine trails, lawn bowling, playgrounds, golf, tennis, bluff walking... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We intended on having a picnic at the park but it wasn't very relaxing considering the hundreds of people playing Pokemon Go. This place must be a Poke stop. I don't know or play the game but it was quite disheartening to see hundreds of people walking around a beautiful park with their faces glued to their phones. Didn't make... More 

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