Now open for biking, fishing, kayaking, commuting and more!
On Saturday, July 20th, "Three Bridges Park" opened to the public with a dedication and family celebration. Three Bridges Park is the largest new park developed in Milwaukee in decades and marks the continued transformation of the Menomonee Valley - a former, long-abandoned rail yard - into an asset for families, children, fishers, hikers, bikers, boaters, businesses and employees of the area.
Three Bridges Park features:
two miles of accessible biking and walking trails
river access for fishing and canoeing
as well as three new bike/pedestrian bridges providing access to residents and workers to the new park and jobs in the Valley
Located just east of Miller Park, Three Bridges Park roughly covers the area between the 35th and 27th Street Viaducts and along the southern bank of the Menomonee River
The Grand Opening Festivalkicked off at 10am with a group procession from each bridge to the canoe launch near the new 33rd Court Bridge. After a ceremonial blessing by a Potawatomi Tribe elder and a group ribbon cutting, the public participated in a variety of programmed activities throughout the park including: