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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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June 2018

What’s in the Water? Citizen Science Saturday (Meet at Pebble Beach)

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Did you know that dragonflies start their life in the water? Help our Naturalist staff survey what critters are present in our wetland areas. No waders/rainboots required; this data helps to monitor the health of our lagoon area at the park. Free. All Ages. Dogs are welcome at our public events, as long as they are in compliance with the…

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Weekend Wellness Walk (Meet at South Entrance)

June 30 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 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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July 2018

Mindful Monday Hike (Meet at North Entrance)

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Take a peaceful hike through the park, where we will stop along the way to focus on breathing and enjoying the calm surroundings. Take a break from the stress and noise, and enjoy the benefits of being in nature. Free. All Ages. Dogs are welcome at our public events, as long as they are in compliance with the park rule…

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Phenology Hike (Meet at North Entrance)

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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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Kids Fishing Friday

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Park staff will supply poles and bait for up to 20 children as we fish for panfish. Children younger than 16 do not require a fishing license. Free. Dogs are welcome at our public events, as long as they are in compliance with the park rule of being on a leash no longer than 8’ in length. As a reminder…

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