The Waukesha County Park System has two off leash Dog Exercise Areas - Minooka Park in Waukesha and Nashotah Park in Nashotah.
As of Tuesday, April 30th, both Dog Exercise Areas are open.
View the frequently asked questions (FAQ Sheet) regarding the proposed Dog Exercise Area at Mukwonago Park.
Dogs are allowed within any of the Waukesha County Parks (sorry, dogs are NOT allowed at Retzer Nature Center) provided dogs are licensed, leashed and owners clean up and properly dispose their pet’s feces.
General Guidelines: There is no extra fee to enjoy the Dog Exercise Area. The Dog Exercise Area is open the same hours as the park – sunrise to 10 p.m. year round. It is a State Statute that dogs running at large and untagged are subject to impoundment and/or penalties (174.042). A dog license is required for the keeping of any dog over 5 months of age (174.07). Contact your local municipal clerk’s offce for Dog License.