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 Winter Activities in Your Milwaukee County Parks

Miniature Milwaukee Train Show

The annual train show returns to The Domes from Jan. 19 - April 7, with the theme "Miniature Milwaukee." The show is open daily and is included with general admission to The Domes.

Eat Local Longer 

The Winter Farmers Market has returned to the Mitchell Park Domes. Visit the market on Saturdays from November to March.

Give the Gift of Parks

Seeking a perfect gift for the holidays? Milwaukee County Parks gift cards can be used at beer gardens, golf courses, indoor pools and for admission to The Domes or Boerner Botanical Gardens. Purchase Now.

Skate at Slice of Ice at Red Arrow Park

Milwaukee's favorite outdoor ice rink is free to use if you bring your own skates. Skate rentals and hot drinks are also available. Learn more.

Make the Most of January

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

What's New

Parks Thanks BBV for Bradford Beach Partnership

Jan. 3, 2019

A successful partnership with Bradford Beach View (BBV), an affiliate of SURG restaurant group, will come to a close this year, after seven years that have helped transform Bradford Beach.

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Free Aira Service Available at Domes, Boerner Botanical Gardens & Wehr Nature Center

Dec. 26, 2018

Aira, a service that connects people who are blind or low-vision to highly trained, remotely-located agents, is available for free use at several Milwaukee County Parks venues. Using a smartphone application and phone camera, Aira users can connect with live, sighted agents who provide on-demand visual descriptions and guidance.

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Greater Milwaukee Foundation Parks Fund Launches

A new way to donate to Milwaukee County Parks

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Online Parks Store Opens

A new range of parks-inspired merchandise including button-up dog shirts, parks t-shirts, Maptacular posters, and stickers and patches are available at Proceeds will help fund future parks projects.

County Receives $2m Grant for Lake Park Bridge

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Major Upcoming Events

King Day Celebration

Jan. 21, King Community Center

Annual King Day Celebration will include spoken word and musical and arts performances. Light refreshments will be served after the program. Event is free and begins at noon.


Whitnall Winter Warmer Fundraiser

Jan. 31, Boerner Botanical Gardens

Shake of the chill of winter at a small plates dinner at Boerner Botanical Gardens, catered by Zillis. All ticket sales will support the Greater Milwaukee Foundation Parks Fund. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. 

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Museum Week

Jan. 21 - 27, Mitchell Park Domes

The inaugural Milwaukee Museum Week takes place Jan. 21 - 27. As part of the event, the Mitchell Park Domes will offer behind-the-scenes tours, scavenger hunts and a historical conservatory exhibit.

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


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


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