Waukesha County

Bugline Trail


The Bugline Trail is a 16-mile trail that owes its existence to the quarries near Lannon. Trains once hauled famed Lannon Stone from the deep limestone pits which still operate today. A look down into the quarries from the trail is an impressive sight. Further along, perhaps you'll be able to spot homes built from the Lannon Stone. Dense woods close to the trail often hide the fact much of your ride is through suburbs. The Menomonee Park Trail head now features new bike racks, an informational kiosk, and a bicycle tune-up station. This trail will take you from Appleton Ave (S.T.H 175) in Menomonee Falls to the west end of North Lake, in the Town of Merton.

Vehicle Parking:

  • Menomonee Park (near mile marker 4)
  • Waukesha Avenue (near mile marker 7)
  • Village Park (near mile marker 8)
  • Lisbon Community Center (near mile marker 11)
  • Fireman's Park (near mile marker 13)

Trail Alerts - View trail conditions and closures on the Park System Alerts page.

Park Hours: Sunrise to 10pm (Year-Round)
Daily Entrance Fee: $5 per car | $22 per bus
Park System Office
515 W. Moreland Blvd. Rm AC 230 Waukesha, WI 53188
Business Hours: M-F, 8-4:30 pm (excluding Holidays)
Phone: (262) 548-7801 | Fax: (262) 896-8071 | Email: parksinfo@waukeshacounty.gov

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