Waukesha County

Closures, alerts, and notices pertaining to beaches, dog exercise areas, lake access points, recreational trails, and more will be posted on this page as necessary. If a notice hasn't been updated recently, that means there has been no change to the status as it is posted. If you have any questions, please call Guest Services at 262-548-7801 Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:15 pm.

Nemahbin Lake Access:

Updated Thurs. October 17, 2019

The Aquatic Invasive Species removal project has concluded. The launch is open.


Dog Exercise Areas:

Updated on: FRI., Oct. 4, 2019

Mukwonago Park's Dog Exercise Areas are OPEN - please use caution, areas are muddy.

Minooka Park's Dog Exercise Areas are OPEN - please use caution, areas are wet and muddy. 

NOTICE: Minooka is making slight changes to our waste management to reduce costs, risks to safety, and waste. Please dispose of all waste in the dumpsters provided along park fence line and at gated entrances. Dog Waste Bags are located at the gated entrances.

Nashotah Park's Dog Exercise Areas are OPEN.


Mountain Bike Trails:

Updated on: TUES. October 22, 2019

Minooka Park's Mountain Bike Trails are CLOSED due to wet and muddy conditions.


Retzer Nature Center:

Updated on: Mon., July 1, 2019
Access to Retzer Environmental Learning Center building will be limited coming from the east using Madison Street due to the West Waukesha Bypass road project. See project updates
Access is available from Hwy 18 and County Rd DT. See Google Map

Bridle Trails:

Updated on: TUES., Oct. 8, 2019 

Bridle Trails at Menomonee Park are CLOSED

Bridle Trails at Minooka Park are OPEN.

Bridle Trails at Ryan Park are OPEN.