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.
FALL IN THE PARKS!
Our Top Picks of Fall Activities in Your Milwaukee County Parks
See what's in bloom at the Boerner Botanical Gardens in Whitnall Park.
The Chinese lantern festival returns for a third year with new displays and a new theme.
Stock your pantry with fresh fruits and vegetables from farmers across Southeast Wisconsin.
Get tips from Master Beer Gardeners to live your best beer garden life this summer.
Read our quick guide to the top events happening in Milwaukee County Parks in early September.
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.
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
Design Concepts for Moving South Shore Beach Unveiled
Major Upcoming Events
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.
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!
Get Details on The Domes
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.
Over 150 pavilions, community rooms, wedding venues and parks spaces are available to rent. Start planning your next event.
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