Get in touch with nature at these gardens and green spaces around Milwaukee.
- 2405 W. Forest Home Avenue
- (414) 645-2632
Established in 1850 by the founders of Milwaukee. Laid out in the style of an English garden. Today it embraces 200 acres and is the resting place for those that shaped Milwaukee's past.
- 2145 W. Brown Deer Road
- (414) 446-8794
Located on 40 acres, Lynden Sculpture Garden fosters the enjoyment and appreciation of art and the environment through docent-led tours of its collection of over 50 sculptures.
- 9400 Boerner Drive
- (414) 525-5600
Thousands of colorful plants bring the seasons to life, with colorful and fragrant displays laid out in 12 formal gardens. Explore a rose garden, peony garden, and daylilly garden, stroll under blossoming crabapples and enjoy brunch with a view in the cafe. The Boerner Botanical…
- 9480 Watertown Plank Road
- (414) 257-6100
Milwaukee County Parks is an amazing network of trails, parks, historic attractions, golf courses, beaches, beer gardens & nature. The 'emerald necklace' of park land that wraps around the county includes 140 miles of trails, 169 parks and parkways, 15 golf courses and hundreds…
- 1111 E. Brown Deer Road
- (414) 352-2880
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, located on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan, features 6 miles of hiking trails winding through 185 acres of forests, ponds, prairies, and shoreline. Our Raptor Program features 15 birds of prey, including Bald Eagles, hawks, and owls. Our…
- 1500 E. Park Place
- (414) 964-8505
We connect people in cities to nature and each other. Our locations are free and open to the public. Visit to learn about and experience nature in the city through adventure programs, workshops, equipment lending, and more!
- 9701 W. College Avenue
- (414) 425-8550
Connect with the natural environment at this 220-acre nature preserve. Follow trails to discover a prairie, savanna, woodland, wetland, and a 15-acre lake. Enjoy naturalist-led programs and activities—for all ages! Reservations required for groups. Book a birthday party or a…