Waukesha County

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Current Park Projects & FAQs

Rendering Pewaukee to Brookfield project

Menomonee Park Dog Exercise Area Project

Dates and details subject to change. Check back for project updates.

Waukesha County will construct a Dog Exercise Area (DEA) at Menomonee Park in partnership with the Village of Sussex. This will be the fourth off-leash Dog Exercise Area within the Park System.

Date Updates  

Buck and rail fencing system for the perimeter of the facility. This design rests on
grade and eliminates the need for costly drilling into bedrock for fence posts.

September 2020 County Board approved the project in the capital project budget
December 2020 Paving portion of the project
March 2021 Perimeter fencing assembled
April 2021 Entrance gates installed
Summer 2021 Project completion anticipated 


Park System Automatic License Plate Reader System Project

The Waukesha County Park System anticipates installing Automatic License Plate Reader Systems at park entrance huts to improve use fee management and park security for all visitors.

The early stages are underway and patrons are required to provide their license plate numbers when purchasing a park sticker as part of this process. Please help us make sure this information is accurate.

Date Updates
 February - May 2021 Project Research and Project Out to Bid
 May - September 2021 Installation and Testing 
 November 2021 Project completion anticipated 


Pewaukee to Brookfield Connector Multi-use Trail Project 

Dates and details subject to change. Check back for project updates.

Date Updates

Thu., Sept. 19, 2019

Virtual Public Involvement Meeting #1


Wed., July 8, 2020

Virtual Public Involvement Meeting #2

March 2021 - December 2021

Project Coordination with WisDOT

December  2021 - February 2022

Project Out to Bid

February 2022

Project Awarded to a Contractor

March 2022 - September 2022

Project Construction

Nashotah Park Native Prairie Restoration / No-Mow Area Project



The Nashotah Park Native Prairie Restoration Project is underway as one of the Parkland Conservation Fund's projects. The restoration of old agricultural fields into native prairie is creating pollinator habitat. The native plantings will provide habitat for birds, pollinators, and other insects. The beauty of blooming flowers will also add to the natural beauty of Nashotah Park.

Retzer's Leave Your Mark Boardwalk Project

Leave your mark on the boardwalk at Retzer Nature Center. The Leave Your Mark Project provides an opportunity for patrons of Retzer to contribute to the ongoing enhancement of the Nature Center. 

The custom planks allow for recognition of friends, family, yourself, your business, or a special event or memory while supporting our efforts to improve the educational and recreational enjoyment of our visitors.

Park Hours: Sunrise to 10 p.m. (Year-Round)
Daily Entrance Fee: $6 per car | $25 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 | Email: parksinfo@waukeshacounty.gov

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