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Veterans Park

Lagoon at Veterans Park, with the Milwaukee skyline in the distance

Veterans Park

Veterans Park, along Lake Michigan's shore, offers a kite store, large open grassy areas, a section of the paved Oak Leaf Trail, and a 14-acre lagoon with paddle boat rentals. To commemorate each branch of the military services, Veterans Park features a court of honor.

Family on surrey bike - Wheel Fun Rentals at Veterans Park

Go for a Bike Ride!

Explore the Oak Leaf Trail along the lakefront with a bike rental from Wheel Fun Rentals. Choose from single-, double- and triple-surrey bikes, sporty deuce coupes, turbo bikes and a variety of traditional two-wheel bikes! Rent your ride from the Wheel Fun Rentals south location, near the kite store.

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Family in Swan Boat - Wheel Fun Rentals at Veterans Park

Get on the Water!

Glide across the lagoon at Veterans Park on a swan pedal boat, kayak or canoe! A great way to take in views along the lakefront. Rent watercraft at the Wheel Fun Rentals north location at the lagoon.

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People flying kites - Gift of Wings at Veterans Park

Fly a Kite!

The breeze off Lake Michigan at Veterans Park creates the perfect spot to fly a kite or buy a kite at Gift of Wings. The kite store also presents four free kite festivals each year and movies during the summer.

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Turkey Trot 5K & 8K - at Veterans Park

Join a Run/Walk & Do Good!

Veterans Park is a popular 5k run route and many of Milwaukee's most popular walks, run and cycle races begin or end in Veterans Park. Go to the online calendar and check the "run/walk" filter.

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Harley-Davidson 105th Celebration at Veterans Park

Major Special Events

Veterans Park is one of Milwaukee's premier outdoor event locations. Annual events include the July 3 fireworks display, the Air & Water Show and Brewfest.

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How to Find Us

1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive

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9480 W. Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-PARK (7275)

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