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

Cross Country Ski trails

Updated Feb 2, 2024

 Location  Groomed Status Base  Conditions Notes  
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Menomonee Park
(view park map)
- Closed*

Poor conditions

*Partial Closure:
South XC trails
(view map)
Minooka Park 
(view winter trails map)



- Poor conditions **Partial Closure: 
Southeast XC trails
(view map)
Nashotah Park  
(view winter trails map)
- Closed***


Poor conditions ***Partial Closure: 
Various XC trail segments
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Snowshoe Rentals at Retzer Nature Center

Updated Feb 2 2024

Closed: Snowshoe rentals to resume when snow conditions allow (more info). Thank you!

Note: Snowshoes and other traction devices are not permitted on boardwalks or on paved/concrete surfaces.

Snowmobile Trails 

Snowmobile trail conditions info: Phone the Waukesha County Snowmobile Association hotline at 414-299-0330.

Information about snowmobile clubs in the Waukesha area: www.WaukeshaSnow.org.