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Address: Milwaukee, WI
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A 96.4-mile bike trail network.

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The largest Rails to Trails course in Southeast Wisconsin. Great hiking and biking trail that surrounds the city of Milwaukee. It travels along the shore of Lake Michigan and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Clement L
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Milwaukee

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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The largest Rails to Trails course in Southeast Wisconsin. Great hiking and biking trail that surrounds the city of Milwaukee. It travels along the shore of Lake Michigan and travels through most of the park system of the city.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This multi-use trail follows the Milwaukee River and connects up and down with more trails for a seamless ride/walk as long and far as you would want to go. It is well maintained by the efficient Milwaukee public works, plowed in the winter, garbage cans along the route. It goes past the Urban Ecology Center and east up to the... More 

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Thank Ellen R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We came upon this trail as part of the Brown Deer Park System which includes a golf course, picnic sites, kids pavilion, softball, disc golf, dog walking and more. Ample parking.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Every city should have an Oak Leaf Trail. You do have to use some city streets and sidewalks, but most is off road. The Lakefront sections are fantastic. Turned my five mile run into a ten miler just to enjoy the trail.

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Peoria, Illinois
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Rode this trail from Hotel Phister downtown to South. Although one has to use City streets to get to Lakefront , bike lanes are generally available. Once on actual trail , condition is mostly very good with many scenic views. Went to Grant Park and returned, taking in a little extension by going by Art Museum and Veterans Park. A... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is basically a flat and straight trail that cuts through Milwaukee. My daughter lives in Shorewood, a few blocks from the trail segment that cuts through Estabrook park, so it's convent. We usually walk a little of the trail but will have to bring our bikes to try more of it.

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Thank AndyB5542
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Trail covers all of Milwaukee county. Most of trail is off road. Share with pedestrians etc.. Have biked all over Milwaukee. Love it great every location well maintained, fun for all ages. Goes through many parks , plenty places to enjoy. Including Beer gardens, restaurants , swimming etc..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The trail is a great asset to the park. Meander all the way up and down the shore. For walkers and bicyclists. A great way to enjoy the outside. Nothing to do except use your own power to enjoy a pleasant experience.

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West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I have use the south portion of the trail for both running and biking very scenic and have encountered wildlife many times on the trail have seen deer, raccoon, wild turkey and hawks as well as many other wild birds while running and biking.

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Thank Mike R
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I live south of Chicago and are always looking for nice rides not to far from home. We decided on Oak Leaf Trail in Milwaukee. We parked our car at the beach in Grant Park which is south of the city. The ride heading north started out a little hilly but not terrible. We were surprised to... More 

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