With over 150 parks, miles of scenic trails, 14 golf courses, beer gardens, dog parks, beaches, community centers, botanical gardens, nature trails and hundreds of events, there's always something new to discover in your Milwaukee County Parks.
WINTER IN THE PARKS!
Our Top Picks for COVID-Safe Winter Activities in Your Milwaukee County Parks
NEW for the 2020-2021 Season: Book a timeslot for skating at the outdoor rink in downtown Milwaukee through March.
Browse our winter guide for tips on where to go cross-country skiing, fat-tire biking, sledding and skating.
Reserve a heated outdoor chalet to enjoy food and drinks at South Shore Terrace this winter.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrated With Broadcast & "Micro-Volunteering"
Jan. 18, 2021
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be celebrated with the broadcast, "Becoming The Change." Jammin' 98.3 host Andrea Williams will talk with community leaders – including our own Dee McCollum of the MLK Community Center – about what it means to create positive change.
New Capital Projects Tracker Map Launched
Jan. 7, 2021
A new interactive map showcasing the status of all current capital projects is now available to explore.
Wahl Park Renamed Harriet Tubman Park
Jan. 6, 2021
The new park sign for Harriet Tubman Park was revealed this week. The park, named for the American abolitionist and political activist, is the first park in the system to be named for a Black woman.
$700,000 in CARES Grants Awarded to Local Cultural Organizations
Dec. 21, 2020
Milwaukee County Parks, and partner Imagine MKE, have awarded $700,000 in CARES Act funding for arts and culture organizations adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Shore Terrace 'Winter Beer Garden' Taking Reservations
Dec. 16, 2020
Ten new chalets at South Shore Terrace are now available to reserve for 90-minute timeslots, for households of up to six people.
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Protecting Our Natural Resources
From lagoons and marshes to forests and prairies, the environmental work of Milwaukee County Parks is vital to the health of the region.
Learn more about the work of our natural areas and forestry teams to protect the natural resources of Milwaukee County Parks
Explore Milwaukee County's network of 'Forked Aster' nature trails