Hank Aaron State Trail

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The Hank Aaron State Trail is located in Milwaukee. Parts of the trail goes through the Menomonee Valley.

About The Trail

The Hank Aaron State Trail is currently a 10-mile continuous connection via dedicated trails and marked streets between the lakefront and Milwaukee's west end. The trail is suitable for bikers, skaters, walkers, runners. The trail start by the Lakeshore State Park near the Henry W. Maier Festival Grounds, winds its way through the Historic Third Ward and Menomonee River Valley, past Miller Park, and then points west by accessing the new bridge at 37th St. The Trail links to Milwaukee County’s 96-mile Oak Leaf Trail at both its east and west end, making it possible to bike from Lake Michigan, along several trails across the state, and eventually link to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail and Military Ridge State Trail.

Some of the trail is on an old Milwaukee Road line. The trail is a very beautiful trail, in which everyone who lives in this area should have a chance to experience and to enjoy.

Interpretative Signs

There are 12 interpretative signs along the trail to show about the cultural, social, industrial and natural history of the Menomonee Valley. In 2004 the MVP and Wisconsin Everyone show see the signs and to see what each one tells about that part of the trail. In 200

Nature Of The Trail

Throughout the this trail you can experience all the nature has to offer. With recent developments of the trail bringing the wildlife and plants back close to the way it was many 100's years ago before the settlers came and settled into this area.

About The Friends Of The Trail

The Friends of the Hank Aaron State Trail is a non for profit group dedicated to developing, promoting, and maintaining the Hank Aaron State Trail. They are also creating a long lasting legacy for future generation to enjoy and learn about the trail.

To Learn More

To learn more about this trail you can go onto their website Friends Of Hank Aaron State Trail For more information on this great trail.


Bike Riding, Hank Aaron State Trail, Milwaukee, Trails, Walking, Wisconsin

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author avatar Clarence Schreiber
I live in the Upper Midwest and I enjoy collecting sports cards, history to name a few. Some of the things that I like to write about varies bio on people, television stations, places and more.

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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
7th Sep 2011 (#)

Great, I just hope you can edit to add a picture so we can see what it looks like at the Hank Aaron State Trail.

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author avatar Clarence Schreiber
7th Sep 2011 (#)

Mark I will try to add a picture for the trail. If you touch the Hank
Aaron State Trail there are some picture they have posted on their website.

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author avatar Jack Wellman
8th Sep 2011 (#)

What a find my friend. Just love this. I so wish I could be there today. We had temps over 100!

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