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2400 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53211-4521
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Bradford Beach was the place that they held The Race of Gentlemen motorcycle race for the 115th Anniversary of Harley-Davidson. It was also the 1st time in over 100 years they had a motorcycle race on the Beach what fun it was to see.

Thank Mitch F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dump, cold food and warm beer, woman too busy texting to introduce the menu! Difficult to order, shame cool location just terrible service. Wasn't even that busy.

Thank Ray F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful sand, with quite a bit of pebble at the water's edge; hot day with a lovely breeze when we went; not many people (Thursday 23rd August), had a lovely burger at the beach hut for only 5 dollars!

Thank Annmarnia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach to visit while in Milwaukee. If I am being honest, I didn't anticipate much from this beach when I got there, since I was in Milwaukee. This beach was very lively and packed. We happened to be there during the beach volleyball tournament,...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Parking lot adjacent to the Beach and Park area is available. There are also bathroom facilities near. The beach has a nice sand base in general but there are gravel areas. It has on-duty lifeguards during normal hours. It is pretty flat so walking along...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The water is muddy and the beach is full of gravels. But the crowd is overwhelming. Also, there is free parking. The waves are high and the beach is not that much deep. So enjoy the lake water

Thank rukkunudeen r
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Nice place to take the kids. Water is very cold but the kids enjoyed playing in the sand and watching the sailboats. Bathrooms are close & they have food stands right on the beach.

Thank mbjnx
Reviewed 19 July 2018

What a wonderful atmosphere! Lots of families and groups relaxing and playing at the beach. We were happy to find the beach bars and that you could take your drink on the beach.

Thank 96skb
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The beach is huge and has something for everyone. Great place to relax and watch the waves rile in while waiting to go to Summerfest.

2  Thank Kerry N
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Free beach, clean water, life guards, lots of sand and volleyball. Great little spot we enjoyed for an afternoon.

1  Thank Moss76
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cher4swany
1 August 2017|
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Response from Ange C | Reviewed this property |
You can picnic so long as you don't bring glass. Parking is free and off street. It stretches down the length of the lake. As far as pool floats, not sure those are a good idea. This water is typically too cold to swim in... More
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Brianna S
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Response from Sarah Y | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed, but on the north end only, really. And they do need to be leashed.
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