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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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