Waukesha County Parks Fun!

Looking to go and play at a park in Waukesha County?  There are plenty of options to have some family fun throughout the county.  This is a listing of the Waukesha County Parks. Plus, if you click on the names of each park, you will find our guest contributor, Jann’s family’s experience with visiting each park in one year.

New to this guide in 2019, you will find information on the Waukesha County Parks system information for:

    •  Camping
    • Biking Trails
    • Lake Access
    • Golf 
    • Rentals
    • Events 

Please thank our Waukesha County Parks Fun Sponsor:

2019 Waukesha County Park entrance Fees

You can purchase your 2019 annual sticker at any of the eight park entrances or park offices:

Retzer Nature Center – S14W28167 Madison Street,Waukesha
Eble Park Ice Arena – 19400 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield
Naga-Waukee Park Ice Arena – 2699 Golf Road, Delafield
Parks and Land Use Department – 515 W. Moreland Blvd., Room AC 230, Waukesha
or 
ONLINE!

List of the Waukesha County Parks

FOX BROOK PARK –  2925 North Barker Road, Brookfield, WI 53045 
Park Hours: Sunrise to 10:00 pm (Year-Round), Beach: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm (Daily) during summer.
Lifeguarded staffed beach opens on June 1 at 11:00 am. However, the beach will transition to a ‘Swim At Your Own Risk’ beach on August 15 through September 2. 

  • Beach Swimming
  • Pedal Boating
  • Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Dog Swim Area
  • Fishing
  • Playground
  • Geocaching

Fox Brook Park Waukesha County Parks

FOX RIVER PARK –  W264 S4500 River Road, Waukesha, WI 53189  
Park Hours: Open from Sunrise until 10:00 pm year round

  • Volleyball Courts
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Canoe Launch
  • Natural Play Area
  • Trails
  • Geocaching
  • Fishing
  • Playground

Menomonee Park – W220 N7884 Townline Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Park Hours: Sunrise to 10:00 pm (Year-Round), Beach: 11 am – 7 pm (Daily) during summer. 
Lifeguarded staffed beach opens on June 1 at 11:00 am. However, the beach will transition to a ‘Swim At Your Own Risk’ beach on August 15 through September 30.

  • Swimming
  • Camping
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Archery
  • Nature Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Sledding Hills
  • TrailsBiking
  • Playground
  • Geocaching

MINOOKA PARK – 1927 E. Sunset Drive, Waukesha, WI 53186
Park Hours: Sunrise to 10:00 pm (Year-Round),
2019 beach season starts May 24, open from sunrise to sunset. Swim at your own risk through September 30.

  • Swimming
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Sledding Hills
  • Geocaching
  • Fishing
  • Trails
  • Mountain Biking Trails

MUKWONAGO PARK –  S100W31900 County Hwy LO, Mukwonago, WI 53149
Park Hours: Sunrise to 10:00 pm (Year-Round),
2019 beach season starts May 24, open from sunrise to sunset. Swim at your own risk through September 30.

  • Swimming
  • Sledding Hill
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Biking
  • Trails
  • Geocaching
  • Fishing
  • Camping

Waukesha County Park Tour - Mukwonago Park Lake Country Family Fun

MUSKEGO PARK – S83 W20370 Janesville Rd, Muskego, WI 53150
Park Hours: Sunrise to 10:00 pm (Year-Round), Beach: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm (Daily) during Summer. 
2019 beach season starts May 24, open from sunrise to sunset. Swim at your own risk through September 30.

  • Swimming
  • Horseshoes
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Geocaching
  • Trails
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Camping

Waukesha County Park Tour - Muskego Park Lake Country Family Fun

NAGA-WAUKEE PARK –  651 State Hwy 83, Hartland, WI 53029
Park Hours: Sunrise to 10:00 pm (Year-Round), Beach: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm (Daily) during Summer. 
2019 beach season starts May 24, open from sunrise to sunset. Swim at your own risk through September 30.

  • Swimming
  • Camping
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Lake Access
  • Geocaching
  • Trails
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Play area
  • Fishing

Weekend Guide Waukesha County Parks Tour - Naga-Waukee Park

NASHOTAH PARK – W330 N5113 County Hwy C, Nashotah, WI 53058
Park Hours: Sunrise to 10:00 pm (Year-Round)

  • Trails
  • Sledding Hills
  • Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Dog Park
  • Horseshoes

RETZER NATURE CENTER –  S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188
Park Hours: Grounds: Sunrise to 10:00 pm, Visitor Center: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed some holidays)

  • Nature Exhibits
  • Planetarium
  • Trails
  • Learning Center

EBLE ICE ARENA PARK – 19400 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI 53045

  • Indoor Ice Arena

NAGA-WAUKEE ICE ARENA PARK – 2699 Golf Road, Delafield, WI 53018.

  • Indoor Ice Arena

Waukesha County CAMPING

Waukesha County Park System offers rustic camping April through the first weekend of November. Online reservations are available starting January 1 for each camping season. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table and a fire ring with grill. There are no hook ups for electricity or water and no dumping station available.  Four of our park locations offer both Family and Group style camping including Menomonee, Mukwonago, Muskego and Naga-Waukee. Details on camping, rates and reservations here.

Waukesha County Biking Trails

Over 35 miles of paved recreational trails offer unique and scenic experiences for all! Minooka Park also hosts one of the best mountain bike trails in Wisconsin!

View biking trail maps and info:

Waukesha County Lake Access

Daily Permits Available at:

  • Nagawicka Lake I
  • Pewaukee Lake I
  • Nemahbin Lake

2019 Annual Lake Access Sticker available ONLINE!

Ashippun Lake and School Section Lake: No Fee 

 

 

Waukesha County Golf

Golf at a Waukesha County Golf Course including Moor Downs, Naga-waukee and Wanaki. More details on golf here.

Waukesha County Rentals

Waukesha County Park System offers various types of rentals including:

Waukesha County Parks Events

Waukesha County Parks brings lot of great events throughout the year. Here are some coming up in 2019: