Waukesha County

Closures, alerts, and notices pertaining to snow conditions, dog exercise areas, 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.

Dog Exercise Areas:

Updated on: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018 

Mukwonago Park's Dog Exercise Areas are OPEN.

Minooka Park's Dog Exercise Areas are OPEN.

Nashotah Park's Large and Small Breed Dog Exercise Areas are OPEN.

Mountain Bike Trails:

Updated on: Tues., Dec. 13, 2018 

Minooka Park's Mountain Bike Trails are OPEN until 12pm on 12/13/18. They will be CLOSED after Noon on 12/13/18 due to soft conditions.  

Bugline Trail: 

Updated on: Tues., Dec. 18, 2018
The Bugline Trail will have some temporary closures and interruptions for tree trimming around powerlines.
  • Waukesha Avenue to Townline Road - Approximately Dec 19, 2018 thru Jan 4, 2019
  • Elder Lane to Appleton Avenue - Approximately Dec 26, 2018 thru Feb 1, 2019

Snow Conditions

Updated Tuesdays and Fridays by 5 pm starting November 21 

Cross Country Ski Trails

  Status Base Conditions Groomed On
Menomonee Park Closed 0" Not Packed/Tracked N/A
Minooka Park Closed 0" Not Packed/Tracked N/A
Nashotah Park Closed 0" Not Packed/Tracked N/A

Reminders: Hikers must remain on designated Winter Hiking Trails.

Sledding Hills

  Status Snow Cover
Menomonee Park Closed 0"
Minooka Park Closed 0"
Mukwonago Park Closed 0"
Nashotah Park Closed 0"

Snowmobile Trails

For trail conditions call the Waukesha County Snowmobile Association's Hotline at (414) 299-0330. For information about snowmobile clubs in the Waukesha area, see the Waukesha County Snowmobile Association's website at www.waukeshasnow.org.

Bridle Trails:

Updated on: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018 

Bridle Trails at Menomonee ParkMinooka Park, and Muskego Park are CLOSED

Bridle Trails at Ryan Park are OPEN.


School Section Lake Access:

Lake Access CLOSED due to unexpected lake level drop. 
Fishing season is CLOSED Dec. 1, 2018 – May 3, 2019 per Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. For details, contact DNR Fisheries Biologist.