Events & Activities

History Walk – North

August 26

Join members of the LPF History committee for a walk around the north section of the park and learn about how the park has and has not changed over the years. Click here for all of the details.

Events & Activities

Fall Warbler Walks

Saturdays beginning August 25

Explore the some of the best birding spots in the park with experienced leaders. Click here for all of the details.


Concrete Testing Results for Ravine Road Bridge

Recent testing was conducted by Lake Park Friends on concrete samples taken from the bridge. To see the results of the testing, 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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