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.

Weather Notice:

Updated on: Mon., Feb. 18, 2019 

Please be aware of possibly icy conditions in our parks and on our trails, roads, and sidewalks. Use caution when using these areas. 

Dog Exercise Areas:

Updated on: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019

Mukwonago Park's Dog Exercise Areas are OPEN. 

Minooka Park's Dog Exercise Areas are OPEN- Please use caution, ice is hidden under the snow. 

Nashotah Park's Dog Exercise Areas are OPEN- Please use caution, ice is hidden under the snow. 

Mountain Bike Trails:

Updated on: Weds., Feb. 13, 2019 

Minooka Park's Mountain Bike Trails are OPEN

Snow Conditions

Updated Tuesdays and Fridays by 5 pm, or as needed, starting November 21.

Cross Country Ski Trails

 Location Status Base Conditions Updated On
Menomonee Park Open 6" Excellent: Packed and tracked  2/21/19
Minooka Park Open 3" Good: Packed and tracked  2/21/19
Nashotah Park Open 3-5" Very Good: Packed and tracked  2/19/19

Reminders: Hikers must remain on designated Winter Hiking Trails.

Sledding Hills

 Location Status Base Conditions Updated On
Menomonee Park
Open 6" Excellent   2/19/19
Minooka Park Open 5" Good  2/18/19
Mukwonago Park Open 4" Good  2/18/19
Nashotah Park Open 5" Good   2/18/19

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., Jan. 21, 2019 

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.