Waukesha County

Waukesha County Park System has over 16 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails.

Cross-country ski trails are expertly packed and tracked weekly for both skating and diagonal techniques (as weather permits). Winter hiking, snowshoeing and dogs are not permitted on groomed cross-country trails. 

Menomonee Park - Menomonee Falls
There are three loops on gently rolling terrain. Parking at Picnic Area #1, Scuba Lot, and North Beach Lot.
Menomonee Park Winter Trails Map (pdf)

Minooka Park - Waukesha
There are three loops totaling 6 miles on gently rolling terrain. Parking at Beach Lot, Picnic Area #3 and Picnic Area #5.
Minooka Park Winter Trails Map (pdf)

Nashotah Park - Nashotah
There are three gently rolling to hilly loops that total 6 miles. Parking at Picnic Areas #1 or #2.
- Nashotah Park Winter Trails Map (pdf)


Snow Conditions

Updated Nov 15, 2022 

Ski trails will be groomed and tracked once we have solid, frozen ground to create a base.

Cross Country Ski Trails
 Location Status Base  Conditions Updated  
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Menomonee Park
(View park map)
Not groomed  --  --  Nov 15, 2022
Minooka Park 
(View Winter Trails Map)
Not groomed --   --  Nov 15, 2022
Nashotah Park  
(View Winter Trails Map)
Not groomed

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 --  Nov 15, 2022
 

Retzer Nature Center Snowshoe Rentals

Updated Nov 15, 2022 

Retzer Nature Center's snowshoe rentals will begin once we have solid, frozen groundSee details.

Please note: snowshoes and other traction devices are not permitted on the boardwalk trails.


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.