Picnic Sites

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For availability or reservations,
you must call (414) 257-8005


 

Designated Picnic Areas
All sites are near restrooms;
because shelters are not heated, water shut-off begins in October

 

  • No amplified music or DJ equipment of any kind is allowed unless noted
  • Playgrounds are not within picnic sites and cannot be reserved
Park Site Capacity Notes
Alcott, 3751 S. 97 St.

See the park map for amenities within the park
 
Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.
 

Playground in park

James W. Beckum,
900 W Brown St

 

See the park map for amenities within the park
 

Area 1 200 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels. 

Brown Deer, 7835 N. Green Bay Rd.

 

Rentable pavilions in park:
     Boathouse
     Golf Clubhouse

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 2 300 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park
Area 3 200 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (100 ft away)

Area 4 200 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park
Area 5 300 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park
Area 6 100 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.
 

Playground in park
Area 7 200 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Area 7A  

This picnic site is available May–Oct.,
ONLY with the rental of the pavilion

 

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

Area 8 300 max

Amplified music OK

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Cannon, 303 N. 95 St.

Rentable pavilion in park
 


See the park map for amenities within the park 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (150 ft away)

Carver, 911 W. Brown St.

 
See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 2 200 max

Shelter/No Electric

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (100 ft away)

Cooper, 8701 W. Chambers St.

Rentable pavilion in park 
 

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (150 ft away)

Cudahy, 3000 E. Ramsey Ave.

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (100 ft away)

Dineen, 6901 W. Vienna St.

Rentable pavilion in park 
 
 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max  

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park 

Doctors, 1870 E. Fox Ln.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 2 100 max  

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (50 ft away)
Area 3 200 max

 

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Dretzka, 12020 W. Bradley Rd.

 

Rentable Pavilions in park:
     Chalet
     Golf Clubhouse

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 2 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

Estabrook,
4400 N. Estabrook Dr.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 2 100 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Area 5 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Area 6 150 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (50 ft away)
Area 7 100 max

No Staking Allowed!


Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

Playground in park
Area 8 100 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Froemming, 8801 S. 51 St.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

Shelter/ Limited Electricity


Amplified music OK


No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (50 ft away)

Gordon, 2828 N. Humboldt Blvd.

Rentable pavilion in park 
 
 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 100 max

Shelter/No Electric


No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (150 ft away)

Grant,
100 E. Hawthorne Ave.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

Area 3 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Area 4 100 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Shelter/ Limited Electricity


Playground (50 ft away)

Area 5 250 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Area 5A 200 max

Shelter/ Limited Electricity

 

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Area 6 200 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Area 7 200 max

Shelter/ Limited Electricity

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

Playground in park

Area 8 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (50 ft away)

Area 9 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Greene,
4235 S. Lipton Ave.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Area 2 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (150 ft away)

Greenfield,
2028 S. 124 St.

Cool Waters Family Waterpark in park


Rentable pavilion in park  
 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Cool Waters Shelter 1 150 max

Available during public hours or as part of an after-hours private waterpark rental

SPECIAL RATES APPLY
Public Services Office: (414) 257-8005

Cool Waters Shelter 2 150 max

Available during public hours or as part of an after-hours private waterpark rental

SPECIAL RATES APPLY
Public Services Office: (414) 257-8005

Area 1 150 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Area 2 75 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Area 3A 500 max

Shelter/ Limited Electricity


No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (adjacent)

Area 3B 500 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

 Playground in park
Area 4 75 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 5 350 max

Shelter/ Limited Electricity


Amplified music OK


No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.



Playground in park

Area 6 150 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Hales Corners,
5765 S. New Berlin Rd.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 2 50 max  

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground & Wading Pool (adjacent)
Area 3 50 max
Playground in park 

Holler,
5151 S. 6 St.

Rentable pavilion in park

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 2  50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Hoyt,
1800 Swan Blvd.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Note: for information on Hoyt Pool, call (414) 302-9160

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (50 ft away)

Area 2 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 4 150 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Humboldt,
3000 S. Howell Ave.

Rentable pavilion in park 
 
 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Area 2 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 200 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 4 300 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 5 200 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Jackson,
3500 W. Forest Home Ave.


Rentable pavilions in park:
     Community Room
    
(Adjacent to the lagoon)

    Pavilion
 

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 200 max Shelter/ Limited Electricity
 

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 4 300 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 5 200 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 6 300 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 7 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 8 300 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 9 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 10 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 12 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Jacobus,
6501 W. Hillside Ln.

Rentable pavilion in park 
 
 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 150 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Johnsons, 1919 W. Fond du Lac Ave.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 100 max

Shelter/No Electric
No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE 2015 PICNIC SEASON
Playground in park

Kern,
3614 N. Humboldt Blvd.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Port-A-Johns available between Picnic Areas #2 & #3


Playground in park

Area 2 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Port-A-Johns available between Picnic Areas #2 & #3


Playground in park

Area 3 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Port-A-Johns available between Picnic Areas #2 & #3


Playground in park

Kletzsch,
6560 N. Milwaukee River Pkwy.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 300 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (50 ft away)
Area 3 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 4 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

Area 5 300 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Area 7 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 8 200 max

Shelter/No Electric


No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (50 ft away)

Kosciuszko,
S. Eighth St. & Lincoln Ave.


Pelican Cove Family Waterpark in park

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 75 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Kulwicki, 10777 W. Coldspring Rd.

Rentable pavilion in park

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (50 ft away)

LaFollette,
9418 W. Washington St.

Rentable pavilion in park 
 

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Lake,
3233 E. Kenwood Blvd.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 200 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 150 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 4 250 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 5 250 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 6 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Lincoln,
1301 W. Hampton Av.

 

David F. Schulz Family Aquatic Center in park

Rentable Pavilions in park:
  Blatz Pavilion Lower Level
  Blatz Pavilion Upper Level

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 100 max

Shelter / Limited Electricity


No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park 

Area 2 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park 
Area 3 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 4 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE 2015 PICNIC SEASON

Playground in park 
Area 5 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE 2015 PICNIC SEASON

Playground in park 

Lindsay, 4360 N. 87 St.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Madison,
9800 W. Glendale Ave.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (100 ft away)

McCarty,
8214 W. Cleveland Ave.
 
Rentable pavilion in park

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

McGovern,
5400 N. 51 St.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 150 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 150 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 200 max

Shelter/No Electric


No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Area 4 200 max

Shelter/No Electric

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Area 5 150 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
McKinley
1550 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive

SPECIAL EVENTS AREA
   

SPECIAL-EVENTS AREA:
NO RESTROOMS

Special Events Office: (414) 257-4503

Mitchell,
524 S. Layton Blvd.

Rentable pavilion in park 
 

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 150 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 200 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Noyes, 8235 W. Good Hope Rd.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 100 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Pulaski-Cudahy,
5400 S. Swift Ave.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Area 2 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Rainbow, 700 S. 119 St.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Root River Parkway,
S. 92 St. & W. College Ave.

 

See the park map for amenities along the parkway

 

Area 1 400 max

Shelter / Limited Electricity

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Area 1A 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (50 ft away)
Area 2 300 max Shelter / Limited Electricity
 

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (150 ft away)

Root River Parkway,
S. 92 St. & W. Forest Home Ave.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 3 400 max

Shelter / Limited Electricity


No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Scout Lake, 5902 W. Loomis Rd.

Rentable pavilion in park 


See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max  

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Sheridan,
4800 S. Lake Dr.


See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 2 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 
Playground in park
Area 4 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 5 150 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Sherman,
3000 N. Sherman Blvd.


See the park map for amenities within the park

Area 1 200 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 250 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Smith,
5462 N. 33 St.

Rentable pavilion in park

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 150 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 100 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (100)

South Shore,
2900 S. Shore Dr.

Rentable pavilion in park

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 2 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Vogel, 8601 W. Lancaster Ave.

See the park map for amenities within the park
 
Area 1 50 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Washington,
1859 N. 40 St.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 2 300 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 50 max

Shelter/No Electric

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 
Playground in park

Area 4 200 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 
Playground in park
Area 5 200 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 8 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground (50 ft away)
Area 9 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 10 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Whitnall,
5879 S 92 St.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

NOTE: For sites 1-4,
see Root River Parkway

 

Area 5 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 6 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 7 200 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 8 200 max

Shelter / Limited Electricity


No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels..


Playground in park

Wilson,
1601 W. Howard Ave.

Rentable pavilion in park

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 200 max

Shelter / Limited Electricity

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground (100 ft away)

Area 2 300 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 3 150 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 4 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 5 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park
Area 6A 50 max

Shelter / Limited Electricity


No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.


Playground in park

Wilson Recreation Center, 4001 S. 20 St.

Outdoor Pool in park


See the park map for amenities within the park
 

Area 6 100 max

Amplified music OK

 

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

Area 8 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

Wisconsin Avenue,
10300 W. Wisconsin Ave.

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 
Playground in park
Area 2 100 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 
Playground in park

Zablocki,
3717 W. Howard Ave.

Rentable pavilion in park

 

See the park map for amenities within the park

 

Area 1 100 max

No Staking Allowed!
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

Area 2 50 max

No Staking Allowed! 
Use sand bags, weights, or water barrels.

 

Playground in park

No-Staking Areas
Some areas are designated as "No-Staking" due to underground irrigation systems, power lines, or other utility lines.



Milwaukee County Parks Public Services
9480 Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Monday–Friday 8am–4:30pm
(414) 257-8005

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