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With over 150 parks, miles of scenic trails, golf courses, beer gardens, dog parks, beaches, community centers, botanical gardens, nature trails and hundreds of events, Milwaukee County Parks always offers something new for you to discover.


Whistle While You Work - Be a Lifeguard

Train to be a Parks Lifeguard!

Work in the sun this summer, earn great pay and incentives, and grow and develop while making memories that will last a lifetime! To qualify for the FREE training, you must be at least 16 years of age by the time of hire, in good physical condition, and able to swim 100 meters in less than 1 minute 45 seconds.   

Sign Up for Training!

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Looking to Rent a Space? 

Explore our unique spaces for your next event.

Snag Yours

Toy Blox - Garden Train Show at the Domes, graphic of colorful train sticker for the show

ToyBlox: Tiny Toy Towns, Garden Train Show at The Domes

Visit a miniature world of charming, tiny toy towns, constructed from iconic children's toys that appeal to the child in all of us. Trains loop through colorful plantings of miniature conifers, azaleas, pansies, and primrose. Transport yourself to a wonderland filled with the building blocks of life—toys!

 Begin Your Journey!

What's New

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Get the Parks Explorer App

Add our Parks Explorer app to your phone to find parks and trails near you, check the open status on amenities, share photos, earn digital badges and more. 

Get the App 

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Got Questions? Visit Our Knowledge Bank

Head to our knowledge bank to find answers to what you can, or can't, do in the parks, and find guides to applying for permits, picnics and more.

Visit the Knowledge Bank


Seasonal Jobs

We're Hiring

Visit our careers page to apply for seasonal, full-time and lifeguard positions in the parks.

View Jobs

Milwaukee County Parks Winter Activities - Whitnall Park section of map

Winter Activities in The Parks

Milwaukee County Parks offers a variety of activities to keep you busy all winter long!

Find a Great Winter Activity

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Get the Latest Parks News

Don't miss out. Sign up for our parks e-newsletters for the latest news, jobs, special offers and capital project updates.

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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. 

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 Nature 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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