Milwaukee County Parks


Milwaukee County's Lake Michigan Shoreline

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.


Our Top Picks for COVID-Safe Winter Activities in Your Milwaukee County Parks


Slice  of  Ice in  Red Arrow Park

Annual Train Show at the Domes

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

Sledding at Whitnall Park

Winter Activities

Browse our winter guide for tips on where to go cross-country skiing, fat-tire biking, sledding and skating.

Winter Chalets at South Shore Terrace

South Shore Winter Chalets

Reserve a heated outdoor chalet to enjoy food and drinks at South Shore Terrace this winter.

What's New

Capital Projects Tracker

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

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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. 

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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. 

Natural Areas

Learn more about the work of our natural areas and forestry teams to protect the natural resources of Milwaukee County Parks

Nature Trails

Find a Trail

Explore Milwaukee County's network of 'Forked Aster' nature trails


9480 W. Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-PARK (7275)

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