515 W. Moreland Blvd. Rm AC230 Waukesha, WI 53188
Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday (excluding Holidays) Phone: (262) 548-7801 Fax: (262) 896-8071
Park Hours: Sunrise to 10 p.m. year-round
Daily Entrance Fee: $4 per car | $22 per bus Click here for Annual Sticker Prices
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Place your order online now for the best selection. Or to order by mail, click here. Pick up your order May 9.
American Transmission Company (ATC) will be replacing existing wires and structures along the Lake Country Trail. Portions of the trail will be closed through Summer 2015 to accommodate the movement of crews and equipment. Click for ATC's updated schedule and project information.
Purchase your 2015 annual stickers now at all Waukesha County parks and ice arenas, plus Retzer Nature Center and Waukesha County Parks main office. For sticker types and prices, click here.
TIP Save up to 50% by bundling "additional" stickers for your household's other cars! More info here .
Snowshoeing is welcome at all park locations on our winter walking trails. Did you know you can rent snowshoes at Retzer Nature Center? Click here for info! Note: Sorry, no showshoeing on packed and tracked cross-country ski trails.
Make your 2015 reservation today for Waukesha County Parks' picnic areas, group camping areas, beach houses, lodges, and Retzer Nature Center rooms!
Lodge, Beach House, Retzer Nature Center: More info here.
Picnic Areas, Group Camping Areas: More info here.
Checking dates? Click here.
Ready to reserve? Phone 262-548-7801.
February 28 - Saturday Explorations "Winter Wildlife on Snowshoes"March 4 - Retzer Camera ClubMarch 6 - Public SkywatchMarch 7 - Aldo Leopold Weekend - ReadingMarch 7 - Aldo Leopold Weekend - HikeMarch 9 - Nature Explorers ages 5-7 - "Mystery Hikers"March 10 - Wee Wonders ages 2-4 - "Journey Through The Stars" March 14 - Family Adventure HikeMarch 14 - Master Gardening Workshop: Shrub PruningMarch 21 - Family Adventure HikeMarch 28 - Family Adventure HikeMarch 28 - Master Gardener Workshop: Four Seasons Of InterestMore events here.
Park / Expo EventsFebruary 27-28, March 1 - Hometown Publications' Home, Garden, and Landscape Show - ExpoMarch 1 - Badger Golden Retriever Club's Specialty Show & Obedience Trial - ExpoMarch 6-8 - Bob & Rocco Gun Show - ExpoMarch 7 - VCY Rally - ExpoMarch 14-15 - Waukesha Expo Market Collectibles Show - ExpoMarch 14-15 - Kettle Moraine Geological 2015: 53rd Annual Rock, Mineral, Gem, & Earth History Show - ExpoMarch 21 - Ellen's Icebreaker - Naga-Waukee ParkMarch 21-22 - Spring Treasures Craft & Art Fair - ExpoMarch 27 - Oldies 95.7 Beatle Bash 2015 - Expo
2015 WINTER TRAIL AND SLEDDING CONDITIONS Proper conditions for grooming ski trails vary depending on amount of snow, current temperatures, wind, etc. Waukesha County monitors these conditions regularly in order to ensure a timely start to the grooming process after or during a snow event. Once we have established packed and tracked trails, an update to the below information will follow. Thank you!
Updated Tuesdays and Fridays by 5 pm starting November 25.
Reminders Fox River Park, Muskego Park, and Retzer Nature Center have packed trails only for use by hikers, snowshoers, and cross-country skiers. These trails will not be tracked.
At Menomonee, Minooka, and Nashotah Parks, hikers must remain on designated trails.
Snowshoe TrailsThere are no specific snowshoe trails. We ask that all snowshoers refrain from using the groomed ski trails, so we can keep them in the best condition possible. Please follow the signs.
Snowshoes are available to rent at Retzer Nature Center for:$9.00 all day $5.50 half day - For more information please call (262) 896-8007.
Snowmobile Trails View Snowmobile Trail MapFor trail conditions call the Waukesha County Snowmobile Association's Hotline at (414) 299-0330 or via their trail conditions website. For information about snowmobile clubs in the Waukesha area, see the Waukesha County Snowmobile Association's website at www.waukeshasnow.org.
Winter Dog Walking TrailsHiking is not allowed on cross country ski trails during winter months. All of the Waukesha County Parks have dog walking trails, as well as Recreational Trails. (Sorry, no dogs allowed at Retzer Nature Center.) These trails are designated during the winter months to keep the groomed trails in the best condition possible. Follow the signs and stay on the designated trails.Please be courteous to others and: - Pick up after your dog(s) - Keep your dog(s) leashed (6' maximum leash length)
Dog Exercise Areas.Waukesha County Parks operates three off-leash Dog Exercise Areas (DEA):
Purchase your 2014 annual sticker at any of the eight park entrances or park offices, plus: Retzer Nature Center - S14W28167 Madison Street,Waukesha ( map) Eble Park Ice Arena - 19400 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield ( map) Naga-Waukee Park Ice Arena - 2699 Golf Road, Delafield ( map) Parks and Land Use Department located at 515 W. Moreland Blvd., Room AC 230, Waukesha ( map)