Milwaukee County Parks


With over 150 parks, miles of scenic trails, 15 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 of Fall Activities in Your Milwaukee County Parks

Fall Golf Scrambles

Go for a fall drive in our annual golf scrambles at Grant Park, Currie Park, Greenfield Park, Dretzka Park, Oakwood Park and Brown Deer Park golf courses.

China Lights at Boerner Botanical Gardens

The Chinese lantern festival returns for a third year with new displays and a new theme.

Farmers Market Guide

Stock your pantry with fresh fruits and vegetables from farmers across Southeast Wisconsin.

#Beergardening 101

Get tips from Master Beer Gardeners to live your best beer garden life this summer.

Make the Most of September

Read our quick guide to the top events happening in Milwaukee County Parks in late September.

What's New

County Receives $2 Million Grant for Lake Park Bridge

Sept. 12, 2018

The Ravine Road Bridge project in Lake Park has taken a major step forward for Milwaukee County residents and visitors, after the State of Wisconsin awarded the County a $2 million grant for the project, County Executive Chris Abele announced today.

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Mobcraft Brewery

Prototype Map Sign for Oak Leaf Trail Installed 

Sept. 17, 2018

A prototype sign for a new Oak Leaf Trail map signage system has been installed in Estabrook Park. 30 map signs, funded through a donation from the Kegel Foundation, will be installed along the trail system this fall. 

Guy Smith Confirmed as New Parks Director

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Design Concepts for Moving South Shore Beach Unveiled

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Major Upcoming Events

China Lights

Sept. 21 - Oct. 21, Boerner Botanical Gardens

The Chinese lantern festival returns this fall with 'Panda Mania' and a brand new display to light up Boerner Botanical Gardens. Tickets now available to purchase online.

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Where the Coleuses Grow

Sept. 22 - Nov. 4, Mitchell Park Domes

The fall floral show at the Milwaukee Domes will feature a colorful collection of coleuses, chrysanthemums and cure camouflaged creatures. Visiting the special exhibit includes "traveling" to the Tropical Dome and Desert Dome too!

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Day of the Dead

Oct. 26, Mitchell Park Domes

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead at the Domes. The domes will be decorated for this Mexican tradition and activities will include painting sugar skulls, or building a skull garden.

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Planning Tools

Over 150 pavilions, community rooms, wedding venues and parks spaces are available to rent. Start planning your next event.



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Wauwatosa WI 53226
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