The Locale: Grant Park is a 379 acre park in South Milwaukee along the shores of Lake Michigan. Reasons to Love: This park is extraordinarily beautiful in all seasons, but it really shows off in fall! Travelling down the 7 Bridges Trail makes you feel like you are miles outside the city. The park also has … More Grant Park/7 Bridges
The Locale: Loew Lake is in the Northern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, about 35 minutes northwest of Milwaukee. The hiking trail is an official segment of the 1300 mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail, the only National Scenic Trail contained in one state! Reasons to Love: This hike is close enough to … More Loew Lake Ice Age Trail Segment
The Locale: A section of the Oak Leaf Trail, a 125 mile inter-connected, multi-use trail system in Milwaukee! This section is located in Franklin, WI and is part of what is known as the Root River Line. Reasons to Love: This is a very beginner friendly paved hike away from the hustle and bustle of … More Meandering the Root River
The Locale: Bender Park (Fitzsimmons and Oakwood Cliff Hiking Trails) and Lake Vista Park in Oak Creek, WI. Reasons to Love: Bender and Lake Vista Parks are my favorite lesser known spots in all of Milwaukee! Its trails give you a great mixture of lake views, prairie walks, and secluded wooded retreats. Every time I … More Possibly the “wildest” hike in Milwaukee County?
The Locale: Three Bridges Park is an adorable little gem nestled in the Menomonee River Valley between Miller Park and the Domes. The park is 24 acres with 2 miles of trails, between 27th and 37th streets. Reasons To Love: This is a dreamy little place for all city dwellers who both long for a … More Three Bridges Park