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
Head to the Domes, where it's always warm, to visit the annual model train and floral show. This year's theme is 'All Aboard Games'. Reservations are required, the show is open until March 21
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.
Slice of Ice Now Closed for Season
Mar 1. 2021
Outdoor ice skating at Slice of Ice at Red Arrow Park is now closed for the season.
Lifeguard Training Now Open
Feb. 18, 2021
Training sessions to become a Milwaukee County lifeguard are now open for applications. Lifeguards must be at least 16 years old and able to swim 100 meters in less than 1 minute 45 seconds
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.
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