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Milwaukee River Bike Trail

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Address: Milwaukee, WI

Three mile bike path through a number of small Milwaukee parks.

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Scenic getaway in the city!

Nice trail for biking, walking and running. We rented Bubbler Bikes and rode for miles. Nices escape from city traffic.

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Denise M
Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Nice trail for biking, walking and running. We rented Bubbler Bikes and rode for miles. Nices escape from city traffic.

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

My wife and I live in Madison and in May decided to do a day trip to Milwaukee to try out the bike trails there and enjoy Memorial Day at the lakefront. We started our ride at the Humane Society Campus at 4500 West, followed the Monomonee river West to Wauwatosa then further West and eventually south along the river... More 

1 Thank Mike3617
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Just so everyone knows, the single track dirt trail on the west side of the Milwaukee river is closed to mountain biking by the Milwaukee County Prks department. This is actually a nature trail for bird watchers and walkers. Actually, biking of any kind is prohibited in county parks except on paved trails. Good news though. The east side of... More 

2 Thank Alice O
New Berlin, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 30 August 2013

I run here frequently and have never had any type of incident or felt unsafe. That being said, I've heard stories not to run here at night, and every now and then there'll be a news story about something questionable happening on the trail (someone approached or grabbed). Because it runs lower than the streets in most areas & is... More 

4 Thank Oatgirl12
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

Great for walkers, joggers, bicycles. You can follow this path all the way from Whitefish Bay to the lake front. Never had a problem. Always seems safe. Patrolled by Police. Natural, scenic, clean. Paved (asphalt) trail throughout. Follows an old train track. A little bit of nature in the city.

1 Thank Zelda B
Franklin, WI
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2013

Lovely trail for riding your bike, family friendly. Trails were all safe and pleasing to the eye! Smooth and easy riding path.

Thank Pamela C
Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 22 January 2013

Paved trail that winds around festival park. Limited services but the trail offers nice views of the lake.

Thank Eric G
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Reviewed 18 December 2012

It's a great place and we go there at least weekly for a short jaunt with the dog. I am responsible, pick up after my old girl and she heels to the left. We try to get off the path when joggers and cyclists come by but sometimes it's muddy. I figure as a citizen I have a right to... More 

Thank thedoglady
Milwaukee, WI
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Reviewed 17 November 2012

Milwaukee has some of the most beautiful bike trails in the world and the river trail is part of that. So very scenic and takes you through what Milwaukee has to offer

Thank gmhotelofthearts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2012

If you read all the reviews for Milwaukee RIver Bike Trail (hereinafter MRBT), you will no doubt be confused by what seems wildly differing information. The problem is that MRBT means different things to different people. (I'm not sure that there is any one officially designated MRBT.) So . . . One description obviously refers to what is more frequently... More 

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