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 Mar 13, 2023

 Location Status Base  Conditions Updated  
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Menomonee Park
(view park map)
Closed --  --  Mar 11
Minooka Park 
(view winter trails map)


--  --  Mar 14
Nashotah Park  
(view winter trails map)


--  Mar 10

Retzer Nature Center Showshoe Rentals

Updated Mar 25, 2023 

Retzer Nature Center snowshoes are available to rent (more info).

Note: Snowshoes and other traction devices are not permitted on the boardwalk trails.

Snowmobile Trails

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

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