Waukesha County

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Waukesha County Park System Rules:

  • Park Hours - Sunrise to 10 p.m.
  • Daily entrance fee or annual sticker required on all vehicles
  • Speed Limit 15 MPH
  • Park in designated lots or areas
  • Stay on designated trails only
  • Fires restricted to reserved facility‚Äôs grill and/or fireplace
  • Beer and wine allowed with picnic permit. Hard liquor prohibited
  • No more than 3 dogs per handler (In effect beginning Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Dogs must be leashed (6 ft. maximum length). Electronic leashes or collars are not considered a leash. Dogs are not allowed at Retzer Nature Center.
    *Off-leash permitted in designated Dog Exercise Areas and Dog Swim Areas only
  • Handlers shall have control of their dog(s) at all times
  • Handlers are responsible for the removal and disposal of their dog's waste in a sanitary manner
  • Youth organizations (under 18 years of age) must have adult supervision at all times
  • No hunting, shooting or trapping *Permitted on designated properties only

Camping Rules:

  • Park entrance fees apply. Daily entrance fee or annual sticker required on all vehicles
  • Campers must be 18 years of age or with a parent/legal guardian
  • Quiet time 11:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.
  • Seven night camping limit; check out 12:00 p.m.
  • All firewood must be purchased at the park; no carry-ins
  • Parking on pavement, gravel, or designated areas only
  • No more than 3 dogs per handler.
  • Dogs must be leashed (6 ft. maximum length). Electronic leashes or collars are not considered a leash.
    *Off-leash permitted in designated Dog Exercise Areas and Dog Swim Areas only
  • Handlers shall have control of their dog(s) at all times
  • Handlers are responsible for removal and disposal of their dog's waste in a sanitary manner.

These rules are in addition to all Park Rules


Additional Park Rules:


Waukesha County Code of Ordinances: