W220 N7884 Townline Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Click on the address above for directions to the park.
Sunrise to 10 p.m. year-round
NEW Beach Hours (Open June 1 to Mid-Aug, 2013):
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Daily
Beach Closing for 2013 season on Sunday,
August 18, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Known locally as Lannon Quarry, Menomonee Park is located within the Villages of Menomonee Falls and Lannon. Menomonee Park totals 470 acres of rolling field, high quality maple woods, cattail marsh, wetlands, and a 16-acre quarry lake. There are three artesian wells within the park located near the Beach House, Camp Pow Wow Lodge and the family camp area. In 1880-1900, a stone quarry operated here, now remnants of its history include an old stone crusher and the railroad spur running from the quarry to the Bugline Trail.
Menomonee Park General Information
Swimming: The 16-acre Quarry Lake has 160 feet of sand beach with a diving dock and playground area. A beach house with soda machines, restrooms, shower facilities and concession stand are open when swimming is available. Please see our Water Quality page for daily beach availability - http://www.waukeshacounty.gov/defaultwc.aspx?id=40458
Scuba Diving: Explore the underwater world while scuba diving the lake. A permit and release form is required.
Fishing: Bring your fishing pole for an ideal family-oriented fishing opportunity. We encourage and support the catch and release of fish, so that many people can enjoy the excitement and thrill of catching fish from the lake. From the accessible fishing pier you can catch Trout, Bluegill, Perch, or Crappies. Please note, a fishing license is required in all Waukesha County Parks.
Biking: Enjoy this stop along the Bugline Trail.
Camping: Come to the park during the day and stay the night at either the reserved group camp sites or pop your tent at one of the 33 sites in the first come, first serve family camping area. A picnic table and firepit are included on all sites.
Picnicking: Come for a quiet picnic at one of our family picnic areas or reserve a picnic area for your family reunion or business party.
Nature Hiking: Take a hike on a one of our turf and wood-chipped trails and experience nature. Many different levels for all hiking or walking enthusiasts. The historical Bugline Trail, with its 12 miles of crushed limestone has become a valued trail for bikers and hikers. A portion is reserved for equestrian and snowmobile use.
Geocaching: Try your hand at a high tech game of treasure hunting using a GPS to hide and seek containers with other participants. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups and is a great way to enjoy the outdoors.
Bridle Trails: Bring your horse and enjoy the bridle trails through the park from May 1st to Nov. 1st., weather permitting. You can also gain access to the Bugline Trail that leads to the Ranch.
Archery: Get ready for hunting season by using one of the archery ranges with targets and raised platforms.
X-C Skiing: The cross-country ski trails are expertly groomed and tracked weekly for both skating and diagonal techniques. There are 3 loops that total 4.5 miles on gently rolling terrain.
Sledding: Bring your kids for a great winter experience - sledding!
Picnic Areas: Reservation Request
Three reservable 20' x 30' covered shelters with cement base picnic areas are available throughout the park. Includes sandpit, volleyball w/net, outdoor restrooms, large grill and 20 picnic tables. Some sites include electricity.
Building Rentals:Reservation Request
The Beach House can be rented for day and overnight use in the off season (Nov. - Mar.) This heated facility has a refrigerator, hot and cold water, stove, sink, soda machine, microwave, coffee pot, indoor restrooms, tables/chairs and fireplace. Capacity 40/25 overnight.
Camp Pow Wow Lodge is available to rent when Camp Pow Wow is not in session. It is a unique area in Menomonee Park specifically for the physically and mentally challenged citizens of Waukesha County. This summer camp is operated by the Waukesha County Association for the Rights of Citizens with Handicaps (ARCh), which organizes outdoor recreational programs and learning experiences. For information on ARCh call (262) 542-9811. For Lodge rental call (262) 548-7801.