Picnic Areas

Updated: 2/18/2014 09:16:23 AM


2014 reservations will begin on Thursday, January 2, 2014 starting at 8:15 a.m. at the
County Administration Building, 515 W. Moreland Boulevard, Room AC230.
Reservations are first come first serve. (We suggest you have a second date or location option.)  

There will be a member of the Parks staff standing outside the main door entrance of the
courthouse beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014, handing out numbers
to those individuals waiting in line.  Park personnel will be there until the front doors open at 7:30 a.m. 
After that time, Park personnel will continue handing out numbers upstairs in the hallway outside Room #AC230.  If you do not have a number, you will not be able to place a reservation. 
Walk-ins will be taken care of first, then phone messages and e-mails, left after 
8:00 a.m. on
Thursday, January 2, 2014, will be returned in the order that they were received.
Messages received BEFORE 8:00 a.m. will be returned last.


The Waukesha County Parks are a great place for a leisurely picnic lunch in the Family Picnic Areas or for a  bigger outing in the reservable Picnic Shelters and Pavilions.

Reservations are required for all group picnic areas and can be made by calling the Reservation Desk at 262-548-7801e-mailing for information/availability or stopping by the Park Office in the Waukesha County Courthouse located at:

Waukesha County Parks and Land Use Department
515 W. Moreland Blvd., Rm. AC 230
Waukesha WI 53188 in Waukesha.
Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:15 am- 4:00 pm.

Reservations for 2014 will begin on Thursday, January 2, 2014. The reservations are also on a first come, first serve basis, so please plan ahead.

Reservation fees must be paid in advance. VISA and MasterCard cards are accepted.

Picnic Areas:

Fox Brook Park
Fox River Park
Menomonee Park 
Minooka Park 
Mukwonago Park
Muskego Park
Naga-Waukee Park
Nashotah Park

To make a Reservation

To make a reservation: (Please have the following information ready.)

  • Park and desired date(s).
  • Location within park desired.
  • Alternate dates.
  • Your name, address, group name if any, phone number, and number of people in group.
  • Tax exempt number, if applicable.
  • Would you need an alcohol permit.
  • Make a Reservation Request
  • Payment Procedure:
  • Payment due at time of booking.
  • Credit Card (MasterCard,Visa and American Express accepted.) Please have card number, expiration date and security code available.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Reservation fees are not refundable if cancellation is made less than seventeen (17) days prior to reservation date.  If a Picnic Shelter, Pavilion or Beach House permit/reservation is cancelled for any reason 17 days or more prior to reservation date, twenty five dollars ($25) of the reservation fee will be forfeited. 
  • No refunds are given due to weather conditions unless the park or facilities are officially closed due to severe, life-threatening weather.