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Waukesha County Celebrates Parks with Free Entrance Over Thanksgiving Weekend

(Waukesha, WI) – Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow invites residents and visitors to get outside and enjoy the Waukesha County Park System over Thanksgiving weekend. All nine fee-based parks will have free entrance from Friday, November 27 through Sunday, November 29.


“The Park System’s annual Thankful for Parks Weekend is more important than ever this year,” said Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow. “Getting out into our County’s green spaces is great for our physical and mental health throughout this pandemic, and I invite residents to explore them for free over the holiday weekend.”


Waukesha County fee-based park locations with free admission November 27 through November 29:

  • Fox Brook Park, 2925 N. Barker Road, Brookfield, WI 53045
  • Fox River Park, W264 S4500 River Road, Waukesha, WI 53189
  • Menomonee Park, W220 N7884 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
  • Minooka Park, 1927 E. Sunset Drive, Waukesha, WI 53186
  • Mukwonago Park, S100W31900 County Hwy LO, Mukwonago, WI 53149
  • Muskego Park, S83 W20370 Janesville Road, Muskego, WI 53150
  • Naga-Waukee Park, 651 Hwy 83, Hartland, WI 53029
  • Nashotah Park, W330 N5113 C.T.H. C, Nashotah, WI 53058
  • Ryan Park, W262 N4656 Ryan Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072


For more information about Thankful for Parks Weekend, visit: www.waukeshacounty.gov/thankfulforparks


The 2021 Annual Park Admission Stickers go on sale Black Friday, November 27. Admission stickers are good from date of purchase through December 31, 2021. Stickers are available for purchase online at www.waukeshacounty.gov/annualstickers, on site at a park office, or through use of a park pay tank.


About the Waukesha County Park System

The Waukesha County Park System is a natural resource based park system that demonstrates stewardship while providing recreational and educational opportunities. For more information, visit our website at www.waukeshacountyparks.com or follow on Instagram, Twitter or like us on Facebook.