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McGovern Park in Milwaukee

Activities: Birding, Fishing, Hiking, Picnicking

bridgeA portion of this 61-acre park is a remnant beech-maple hardwood forest with meandering hiking trails and one of the best displays of ephemeral spring flowers in the Milwaukee County Park System. A 4-acre lake is popular for fishing and is seasonally stocked with panfish, largemouth bass, and trout.


It is a stop on the Forked Aster Trail System.


Identified by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology program as a birding hotspot with 114 species observed to date.


Park amenities include a senior center, several athletic fields and courts, reservable picnic areas, and restrooms.



For Milwaukee County Parks map, click here.


Related story: An Apple Orchard is Thriving in McGovern Park!



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5400 N. 51st Blvd.
53218, Milwaukee, WI , US