Ozaukee County Park System

Andrew Struck, Director
121 W. Main Street
P.O. Box 994
Port Washington, WI 53074
Ph: 262-284-8257
Ph: 262-238-8257

Covered Bridge Park

Three miles north of Cedarburg on Covered Bridge Road, this 12-acre park along Cedar Creek offers spots for fishing and picnicking. It contains picnic tables, grills, parking, and restrooms. The last original covered bridge in Wisconsin is located at the park. Kayak & Canoe launch.

Ehlers Park

Ehlers Park is north of Saukville on Highway W. There is a small wayside park on the Milwaukee River for picnic and fishing. Kayak & canoe launch.

Interurban Bike Trail

Thirty miles of paved multi-use trail through Ozaukee County.(Allowable uses include, pedestrians, bicyclists, in-line skaters, cross country skiers, wildlife viewers and other non-motor vehicle users.

Harborview Park

Located at the corner of Milwaukee & Washington Street, Port Washington.  A small urban park offering beautiful views of Lake Michigan, the harbor and native prairie from a large over look deck. 

Hawthorne Hills Golf Course / Park

South of Fredonia on Highway I. Hawthorne Hills Golf Course/Park contains an 18-hole golf course, clubhouse, picnic areas, fishing and nature trails. Historic Pioneer Village is located on the north edge of the park.

Lion’s Den Nature Preserve Park

Located between Port Washington and Grafton, east of intersection at Highway C and Lake Shore Drive. This 79-acre parcel of undeveloped Lake Michigan shoreline with nature trails, stairway to lake, and an outlook post.

Mee-Kwon Park / Golf Course

Located at 633 W. Bonniwell Road, Mequon, this park contains an 18-hole golf course, clubhouse, picnic areas, fishing and nature trail, and a winter sports area.

Tendick Nature Park

Three miles north of Saukville on Highway O, Tendick Nature Park provides a parking lot; hiking trails, disc golf, and archery through the 120-acre park. There are also open shelter building, restrooms, and a gazebo.

Virmond Park

Located on Lake Shore Road in Mequon. This 66-acre park on is the bluffs of Lake Michigan. There are picnic areas, grills, (2) open shelter buildings, restrooms, 2 tennis courts, 2 baseball fields, and nature conservancy.

Waubedonia Park

Located on the west edge of Fredonia on Highway H. Along the Milwaukee River, Waubedonla Park has great picnic areas, open air pavilion, grills, fishing, camping, 2 baseball diamonds, 3 tennis courts, restrooms and kayak and canoe launch.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Bureau of Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707
Ph: 608-266-0866
Ph: 888-936-7463


Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.


A free visitor's guide to Wisconsin State Parks, forests, recreation areas, and trails are available. Discounted rates on some fees are available for seniors over 65.

U.S. Forest Service - National Park Service

Bureau of Land Management - U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Ph: 414-297-3600


Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass

  • Senior Pass - Cost $10
    • This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.
  • Access Pass - Free
    • This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Documentation is required to obtain the pass. Acceptable documentation includes: statement by a licensed physician; document issued by a federal agency such as the Veteran’s Administration, Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income; or document issued by a state agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency.
    • The pass provides access to and use of, federal recreation sites that can charge an entrance or standard amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas, and pass holder and up to 3 adults at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). The pass can only be obtained in person at the park. The Senior and Access Pass provide a 50% discount on some Expanded amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where expanded amenity fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50% price reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does not cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.