Wisconsin is home some of the most beautiful beaches in the Midwest, and some of the best beaches can be found along the Lake Michigan shoreline. But there are risks to swimming in open water, and sometimes currents develop that can lead to deadly outcomes. Tragic events have happened at a busy Milwaukee beach, leading to efforts to make the shoreline safer. Here’s a look at Milwaukee’s McKinley Beach, a historically dangerous Wisconsin beach.

Learn more about the Milwaukee lakefront, inclduing water conditions on Milwaukee beaches, on the Milwaukee County website. Are you interested in learning about more Wisconsin natural attractions? Here are some places to enjoy outdoor activities in Wisconsin.

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