Oak Leaf Trail - Reviews from across the web
Trail - user review
Nice trail for biking and roller blading. However, please note that the road isnt the greatest for rollerbladers north of Greenfield Rd. Scenic, quite and...
Milwaukee County's Oak Leaf Trail is a green ribbon connecting parks, neighborhoods and communities across the county. Much of it consists of paved trails separated from the street. Other segments are quiet parkway drives and where necess...
Oak Leaf Trail Potential Extensions
Bill Waldron, a Natural Resources Specialist with the Parks Department, told me this via an email: You were correct in your assessment that the new Beloit Road bridge over the Root River accommodates a below-grade bike trail crossing. You were also correct in assuming that the bridge construction co...
The UWM Post - Oak Leaf recreational trail expanding
The Milwaukee County bike trail system was first laid out in 1939, promoting bicycling as a source of health and recreation benefits in addition to its obvious transportation uses. The trail was routed around the outside edge of Milwaukee County utilizing the lakefront and river ways as much as poss...
JS Online: Oak Leaf Trail extension in the works for Franklin
The project will move the trail off busy S. 68th St. and east onto a portion of the Root River Parkway. It will travel south, crossing under Rawson Ave., until it connects again with a second po...
Marking more miles on the Oak Leaf Trail - Off the Couch
Cast by the Waukesha Monument Co., the cream-colored granite bricks have logos of the Oak Leaf Trail and the Badgerland Striders. The granite slabs are encased in concrete and planted just off the paved path, sitting low enou...
OnMilwaukee.com Sports: Oak Leaf Trail offers scenic biking nestled in city limits
Of its many scenic highlights, a favorite is the Lake Loop, which passes Veteran's Park, the McKinley Marina and Bradford Beach. The Lake Loop is a quick 5.4-mile jaunt, while the Lincoln Creek Spur is 1.6 miles, the Whitnall Loop is 2.6 miles, and the East-West Conn...
Sprawled Out: The Search for Community in the American Suburb: Oak Leaf Trail extension to get ribbon-cutting
The project was funded by an $800,000 federal grant, with Milwaukee County and JOLT each kicking in $100,000, the county said. Owners of a Franklin quarry, Payne & Dolan, and Vulcan Materials Co. provided an easement for a portion of the trail not owned by Milwaukee County, and the City of Frank...