Parks, zoos & hikes
Mitchell Park Conservatory, The Domes
One of a kind horticultural facility, featuring arid, rain forest and show domes. 524 S. Layton Blvd. (414) 257-5611.
Wooded park offering sledding, cross country skiing, snow shoeing and a botanical gardens. 5879 S 92nd St, Franklin.
Lakeshore State Park
17-acre park located on Lake Michigan adjacent to Discovery World.
Milwaukee County Zoo
Home to 2,500 rare and wild animals. Through Feb.: 9:30am-2:30pm Mon.-Fri., 9:30am-4:30pm Sat. & Sun. Entrance gates close 45 minutes prior to closing time. Open 365 days a year.
10001 W. Bluemound Rd.
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
185-acre habitat on Lake Michigan, with 6 miles of hiking trails & a 60-ft. observation tower.
1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside
Oakleaf/ Interurban Bike Trails
These two popular trails have recently been linked. Trail users can now bicycle or walk a paved trail from Lakeshore State Park downtown to southern Sheboygan
Six blocks on both sides of the river from Highland Avenue to the Historic Third Ward.