Waukesha County

On this page: The latest updates about closures and other impacts at Waukesha County beaches, dog exercise areas, lake access, recreational trails, and more. With questions, phone 262-548-7801 weekdays 8:15 am - 4 pm.

Naga-Waukee Golf Course

No alerts at this time.

Naga-Waukee Park

Picnic Area #5

  • Restrooms and surrounding water sources will be closed through Wednesday June 19th for maintenance

Naga-Waukee Park and Ride Parking Lot Construction

 Future Beach House Closure
  • The Naga-Waukee Beach House will be closed from September 9, 2024 – January 31, 2025. 
  • No showers or plumbed restrooms will be available for public use during this time. 
  • An additional portable toilet facility will be placed near the beach house during this closure.

Minooka Park

No alerts at this time.

Mukwonago Park

Shower Facility Construction

  • April - July 2024
  • Shower facility located at the beach will undergo construction for the addition of two new restrooms.
  • Starting mid-May, at least one shower should be open throughout construction, however there will be brief occasions when all showers will be closed.

Menomonee Park

Beach House Bathroom Showers
  • All beach house bathrooms are open, but showers are out of order until further notice.

Dog Exercise Area #1 becomes "All Breed Area"

We’re excited to unveil the “All Breed” Dog Exercise Area at Menomonee Park, a space for dogs of every breed and size to come together for exercise, socialization, and play.

• Find the “All Breed Area” right by the Large Breed and Small Breed Areas (view map)
• Enter via Gate #2
• Dog Exercise Area rules (view rules) govern use of the All Breed Area
• No change: Dog Exercise Area #2 for Large Breeds; Dog Exercise Area #3 for Small Breeds

Note: Park users will encounter signs directing users of the Small Breed Area to a designated parking lot for easy access to Gate 3.

Mountain Bike Trails at Minooka Park

Trails are OPEN.

Fox River Park

Complete: Phase one of the "Fox River Park Improvements Capital Project" - reconstructed shoreline.

Monday, June 24 through the end of July: Phase two - ADA-accessible kayak launch, ADA-accessible fishing pier, overlook structure, and access path (view project details). Thank you for your patience as we work to complete these improvements.

  • A portion of the parking lot will be closed for contractor equipment staging.
  • Portions of the existing trail will be detoured to avoid the construction.
  • Please stay out of the construction areas and follow indicated detours.

Fox River Trail 

No alerts at this time. 

Nashotah Park

No alerts at this time.

Waukesha Bypass Trail

No alerts at this time.

Retzer Nature Center

No alerts at this time.

Berg Property (Mukwonago River Greenway)

No alerts at this time.

New Berlin Trail

A section of the trail east of Hwy 164 is partially flooded. Please use caution when crossing.

Muskego Park

No alerts at this time.

Bugline Trail

No alerts at this time.

Lake Country Trail

No alerts at this time.

Dog Exercise Areas

Location Status Water Notes
  Menomonee Park
  Dog Exercise Areas
Open On

Dog Exercise Area #1 is now All Breed Area (more info).

• Area #1 All Breeds
• Area #2 Large Breeds
• Area #3 Small Breeds

Water off for season - Wed, Nov 1

  Minooka Park 
  Dog Exercise Areas



Please bring your own water
  Mukwonago Park 
  Dog Exercise Areas
Open Off Water off for the season - Thurs, Oct 26
  Nashotah Park 
  Dog Exercise Areas
Open On .

Bridle Trails

Bridle trails open May 1 - November 1 (as conditions allow). Trails may close due to surface conditions. 
Note: Bridle Trails are "shared use paths." Your consideration of fellow users is appreciated.

Menomonee Park Closed
Minooka Park Open
Muskego Park Closed
Ryan Park Open


Nagawicka Lake Access at Naga-Waukee Park

No alerts at this time. 



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Waukesha County Park System
515 W. Moreland Blvd • AC 230
Waukesha WI 53188 (map)

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