Park System Fees
Waukesha County Parks is a fee based park system. The entrance fees help off-set the cost of maintaining the parks. You may pay daily upon entering the park or purchase an annual entrance sticker. Retzer Nature Center does not require an entrance fee.
2021 Daily Entrance Fees
Daily park entrance fee or annual park sticker is required on all vehicles.
Please note: User fees will be paid online beginning November 26, 2021.
Enjoy Free Entry November 26 - 28, 2021 during our Thankful for Parks Weekend
|Bus (11+ passengers)||$25.00/day|
*Prices subject to change.
Waukesha County Park System will be collecting park entrance fees automatically through the use of a license plate reader system. All user fees will be paid online beginning November 26, 2021. Patrons will need to provide accurate license plate numbers when purchasing a daily entrance permit or annual park stickers.
Patrons will also have the option to pay in-person at the Waukesha County Parks and Land Use Administration Office. The 2022 Annual Park Entrance Stickers go on sale Friday, November 26, 2021, and are valid January 1 – December 31, 2022.
Read more about the Park System Automatic License Plate Reader System Project
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: firstname.lastname@example.org