Waukesha County

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Purchase Waukesha County Park Entrance and Lake Access

A Daily Park Entrance Permit or Annual Park Entrance Sticker is required for all vehicles utilizing our fee-based parks.

A Daily Launch Permit or Annual Lake Access Sticker is required for all vehicles utilizing our lake access sites.

2021 Daily Park Entrance Permits Available Online 

2022 Annual Park Entrance Sticker Options:

The Park System's Automatic License Plate Reader Systems will be active in 2022. Be sure to enter accurate vehicle plate information when purchasing stickers using all caps, no spaces, and no hyphens. 

Single Regular Park Sticker - $35
Access to nine fee-based parks for the calendar year for one vehicle.
Double (2) Regular Park Stickers Package - $55
Access to nine fee-based parks for the calendar year for two vehicles registered at the same residence. Limit 1 package per residence.

Single Senior Age 60+ Park Sticker - $17
Access to nine fee-based parks for the calendar year for one vehicle. Birthdate information is required for verification.

Double (2) Senior Age 60+ Stickers Package - $29
Access to nine fee-based parks for the calendar year for two vehicles registered at the same residence. Limit 1 package per residence. Birthdate information is required for verification.


Single Disabled Vet / Former POW Park Sticker - $17*
Access to nine fee-based parks for the calendar year for one vehicle. 

Double (2) Disabled Vet / Former POW Park Stickers Package - $29*
Access to nine fee-based parks for the calendar year for two vehicles registered at the same residence. Limit 1 package per residence. 

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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).
  3. 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).

2022 Annual Lake Access Sticker Options:

Single Regular Lake Access Sticker - $90
Access to four fee-based lake access points for the calendar year for one vehicle.

Double (2) Regular Lake Access Stickers Package - $135
Access to four fee-based lake access points for the calendar year for two vehicles registered at the same residence. Limit 1 package per residence.


2021 Daily Park Entrance Permit Options:

* The Park System's Automatic License Plate Reader Systems will require accurate vehicle plate information when purchasing daily permits using all caps, no spaces, and no hyphens.


Prices are subject to change.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I place my sticker(s)?
Completely remove backing pieces and fully affix sticker by its own adhesive to the inside, lower driver’s side corner windshield. The sticker is otherwise invalid. No exceptions. The stickers for the two-vehicle package can be placed on either vehicle. Retain backing as proof of purchase.

How do I purchase a sticker for someone else if I do not know their vehicle license plate number?
License plate information is critical, as Automatic License Plate Reader System cameras will read the information for entry compliance. If you are purchasing a sticker as a gift and don't know the recipient's license plate number, please consider purchasing a GIFT CARD instead and ask the recipient to purchase their sticker.

How do I get a Replacement Sticker for a new vehicle or a new windshield?
If you are planning on replacing your vehicle or need a new windshield installed, be sure to scrape off the current year sticker and retain the remnants. Next, fill out the Annual Sticker Replacement Form, follow the instructions and mail it to Guest Services. We cannot replace lost, stolen, or misplaced stickers.

How do I update my license plate information if I get a new license plate or a new vehicle?
Please contact Guest Services to have your account information updated in our system to avoid a violation ticket. 
Guest Services Business Hours: M-F, 8-4:30 pm (excluding Holidays)  | Phone: (262) 548-7801 | Email

How do I stay informed about parks?
Know what is happening before you visit! Stay up-to-date on park system closures, alerts, and notices at our Park System Alerts Page.

Does my State of Wisconsin Admission Sticker work in Waukesha County?
No, Wisconsin's state park stickers are not valid for Waukesha County Park entry. Wisconsin state properties require Wisconsin State Park System vehicle admission stickers and will need to be purchased separately. 

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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