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Throughout summer months, the park hosts a number of free public events such as beach bonfires, the annual urban island beach party, bird and plant hikes, children’s fishing clinics, family nights, art in the park and educational discussions. Check the calendar frequently for upcoming programs!

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September 2018

Nature Photos with a Naturalist (Meet at North Entrance)

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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The flowers in bloom are constantly changing through the summer. Bring your camera or smartphone to take pictures of the Milwaukee skyline, Lake Michigan, and many of our native plants and animals as you walk through the park with one of our Naturalists. Learn some tips to taking close ups of insects, and which places are most often photographed in…

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SturgeonFest

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Join RiverEdge Nature Center and DNR staff for a sturgeon filled festival! To Pre-sponsor a sturgeon Click Here 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 State Park’s north entrance (just…

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October 2018

Weekend Wellness Walk (Meet at South Entrance)

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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New This Year Looking for a beautiful place to get some exercise in? Come join one of our Naturalists for a Wellness Walk! We will walk the park’s paths twice around, for a total distance of 2.3miles. Feel free to join us for the whole hour, or just for one loop around! Groups of attendees welcome, we’d love to see…

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Phenology Hike (Meet at North Entrance)

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Take a hike around the park and learn what plants are flowering, and the names of the animals you see! Our regular Weekend Wellness Walk participants are free to join in to keep getting your weekly exercise in. The hike will take a single loop throughout the park, stopping at a variety of different habitats along the way. Free. All…

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Weekend Wellness Walk (Meet at South Entrance)

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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New This Year Looking for a beautiful place to get some exercise in? Come join one of our Naturalists for a Wellness Walk! We will walk the park’s paths twice around, for a total distance of 2.3miles. Feel free to join us for the whole hour, or just for one loop around! Groups of attendees welcome, we’d love to see…

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