Waukesha County


Park System Fees

Waukesha County Park System is an 8,500-acre natural resources-based system. Some parks and lake access sites require an annual membership or daily permit. A portion of these fees helps us maintain parkland. (No fee at Retzer Nature Center.)

  • 2024 Annual Park Memberships Fees

    2024 Parks annual memberships

    A Parks annual membership or daily permit is required for each vehicle entering a fee-based park: Fox Brook, Fox River, Menomonee, Minooka, Mukwonago, Muskego, Naga-Waukee, Nashotah, and Ryan Park. Membership is valid through December 31, 2024.  

    Tip: Log in (or create your account) before shopping. Have your license plate information handy; you'll enter it at time of purchase. 

    New: Your membership(s) are verified by the license plate scanner upon entry to a Parks facility; windshield stickers are no longer used. 

    • Regular $40 for one vehicle
    • Regular 2 for $60 for two vehicles**

    • Senior (60+) $20 for one vehicle
    • Senior (60+) 2 for $30 for two vehicles**

    • Disabled Veteran* $20 for one vehicle
    • Disabled Veteran* 2 for $30 for two vehicles**

    • Park & Lake Access bundle - $130 one Regular Parks annual membership and one Lake Access annual membership

    *The purchaser of a Disabled Vet/Former POW Sticker must qualify for one or more of the following criteria:

    • Is a veteran, as defined in 38 USC 101, and is receiving disability compensation benefits for service-connected disabilities that result in a disability rating of 70 percent or greater under 38 USC 1114.
    • Is a veteran, as defined in 38 USC 101, and is receiving service-connected disability compensation benefits under 38 USC 1101-1163 as individually unemployable (TDIU).
    • Is a member of the U.S. armed services and was held as a prisoner of war during a war period, as defined in s. 45.01 (13), or while in service in a crisis zone, as defined in s. 45.01 (11).

    **Two-vehicle annual memberships are valid only for vehicles registered at same residence; must be purchased in single transaction.

    Prices are subject to change.


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Park Hours Sunrise to 10 pm • 365 days a year

Waukesha County Park System
515 W. Moreland Blvd • AC 230
Waukesha WI 53188 (map)

Hours M-F • 8 am - 4:30 pm* (closed holidays)
Visit us in person in room AC 260
*Rentals: in-person support 8 am - 4 pm
Contact us 262-548-7801 | [email protected]

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