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Best trails in Milwaukee

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Looking for a great trail near Milwaukee, Wisconsin? AllTrails has 25 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Richard Bong State Recreation Area or Kem Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Nashotah Park or Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 24 easy trails in Milwaukee ranging from 0.7 to 19.1 miles and from 587 to 862 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Milwaukee
Top trails (25)
#1 - Hoyt Park Trail
Menomonee River Parkway
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
Offline map is recommended. Users have reported that the trails are not marked well.Show more
#2 - Oak Leaf River Trail
Henry W Maier Festival Park
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Length: 19.1 mi • Est. 7 h 56 m
#3 - Hank Aaron State Trail
Underwood Creek Parkway
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
Easy paved trail following an old railway grade. Cross country skiing and snowshoeing in winter and walking and biking in the summer. Trail connects to the Oak Leaf Trail. Extends through Milwaukee. Show more
#4 - Milwaukee Lakefront
Veterans Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 16 m
#5 - Havenwoods Trail
Havenwoods State Forest
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
The land includes grasslands, woods, wetlands, Lincoln Creek, an urban arboretum, and education gardens. The Environmental Awareness Center includes an auditorium, classrooms, displays, and a resource center. There are trails for nature study, hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. Dogs are only allowed on the service paths.Show more
#6 - Greenfield Park Trail
Greenfield Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 31 m
#7 - Milwaukee River Trail: Caesar's Park to Estabrook Park
Caesar Park
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 18 m
#8 - County Grounds Park Loop
County Grounds Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
#9 - Milwaukee River Trail: Kern Park to Beerline Trail
Kern Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
#10 - New Berlin Trail: Greenfield Park to Waukesha
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
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