Events and Activities

Year End Appeal

With traditional County financial support of our parks under pressure, your help in supporting Lake Park Friend’s mission to preserve, restore, and enhance our Frederick Law Olmsted historic landmark park has never been more important! Any gift from you helps, so we ask that you please consider Lake Park Friends as part of your gift giving this year. To donate online, click here.

Our Lake Park Projects

Planting Trees

We have the good fortune of having a fabulous Frederick Law Olmsted historic landmark park in our back yard. Preserving it and enhancing its beauty and usefulness for all our enjoyment requires the work of many people, but most importantly it requires financial support from our community members.

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The Park’s Full of Rich History

What do Lake Park and New York’s Central Park have in common?

Frederick Law Olmsted was the leading landscape architect of the second half of the 19th century, and the architect of Lake Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Olmsted is perhaps best known for the design and creation of Central Park in New York and the U.S. Capitol grounds in Washington, D.C.

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