Key Milwaukee

October 2015

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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The Ozaukee Interurban Trail is a 30-mile paved trail that spans the length of Ozaukee County and is de- signed for biking, in-line skating, walking, running. The trail route connects historic downtowns with natural landscapes. The route is based on the Interurban railway that linked Milwaukee and surrounding com- munities from 1905 to 1951. During the 1920s and '30s the line transported African-American blues musicians to the recording studios in Grafton for the Paramount Records label. On the south end, the trail ends at the start of the Brown Deer Recreational Trail where riders can tap into the Oak Leaf Trail. The trail features 118 miles of multiple loops through all the major parkways and parks in the system. Loops are composed of off- road paved trails, park drives, and municipal streets where necessary to ensure continuity. A great starting point is at the Milwaukee Art Museum, then traveling either north or south on the trail from there. RESOURCES A map and more information is at Interurban Trail Oak Leaf Trail county.milwaukee. gov/OakLeaf- Trail8289.htm Enjoy The Outdoors on Ozaukee Interurban Trail and the Oak Leaf Trail Cedarburg Fredonia Belgium Port Washington Saukville Grafton Mequon Thiensville Ozaukee Interurban Trail is a 30-mile paved trail UWM Lake Park Lakefront Parks Estabrook Park Lincoln Park Kletzsch Park Brown Deer Park Ozaukee Interurban Trail Downtown Milwaukee War Memorial Milwaukee Art Museum The Oak Leaf Trail meanders 118 miles through Milwaukee County. 29 ATTRACTIONS g

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