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: Wed., December 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, some areas are soft 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: SAT. November 16, 2019

Minooka Park's Mountain Bike Trails are CLOSED.

Nashotah Park Special Archery Hunt:

Updated FRI., Nov. 22, 2019

Nashotah Park will be open for archery hunting in designated areas from November 27 through December 17, 2019. See additional information.

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

Snow Conditions:

Updated Tuesdays and Fridays by 5 pm, or as needed, starting November 25, 2019.

Cross Country Ski Trails

 Location Status Base Conditions  Updated On

Menomonee Park Closed 0"    12/5/19
Minooka Park Closed  0"    12/5/19
Nashotah Park Closed 0"    12/5/19

Reminders: Hikers must remain on designated Winter Hiking Trails.

Sledding Hills

 Location Status Base Conditions Updated On
Menomonee Park
Closed 0"   12/5/19
Minooka Park Closed 0"   12/5/19
Mukwonago Park Closed 0"   12/5/19
Nashotah Park Closed 0"   12/5/19


Retzer Nature Center Snowshoe Rentals

Updated on Thu., December 5, 2019
Retzer Nature Center's snowshoe rentals are NOT AVAILABLE.

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., November 18, 2019 

Bridle Trails at Menomonee Park are CLOSED

Bridle Trails at Minooka Park are CLOSED for the season. 

Bridle Trails at Ryan Park are OPEN.