The Parks & Trails

 

 

Interactive map of the biking trails and Delafield parks.

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Naga-Waukee County Park

651 Hwy 83, Hartland, WI 53029 [See Map]

  • Family-friendly park on Nagawicka Lake's shore
  • Beach, play set, concession stand, changing area
  • Hiking, cross-country skiing trails
  • Two boat launches to each Nagawicka Lake and Pewaukee Lake
  • 18-Hole championship golf course

During your stay, try your hand at geocaching, a high tech game of treasure hunting using a GPS. It's a large family-friendly park off Hwy 83 on Nagawicka Lake's shore. Also find a beach, play set, concession stand, and changing area.

 

RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
Swimming: The beach along Nagawicka Lake, beach house, and concession stand are open June thru August with lifeguards on duty daily.

Boating
The boat launch area provides access to Lake Nagawicka for fishing, sailing, water skiing, canoeing, and power boating. (There are no boat rental businesses on Nagawicka Lake).

Fishing
Bring your fishing pole for an ideal family-oriented fishing opportunity. We encourage and support the catch and release of fish, so that many people can enjoy the excitement and thrill of catching fish from the lake. You can catch Northern, Walleye, Bass, Bluegill, Perch, or Crappies.

Picnicking
Come for a quiet picnic at one of our family picnic areas or reserve a picnic shelter for your family reunion or business party.

Biking: Access the 8-mile Lake Country Trail from either the park or the golf course.

Camping
5 campsites: Group: Reservable / 20 campsites: Family: Reservable /
5 campsites: Family - First Come-First Served

Nature Hiking:
Take a hike and experience nature through the wooded trails in this beautiful park!


Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest

W329 N846 County Rd. C, Delafield, WI 53018
Call 262-646-3025 for information

  • The jewel of the lake country area for outdoorsman.
  • Trails for all skill levels
  • Prairie restoration, butterfly garden and wildlife
  • Portion of Ice Age Trail traverses through the Forest
  • Highest point in the county, climb the 45' observation tower - stunning views of Waukesha County

The jewel of Lake Country filled with trails, woods and prairies, a butterfly garden, picnic sites, and more. As one of the units of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, Lapham Peak is part of the Wisconsin State Park System. The Kettle Moraine area was formed over 10,000 years ago when a glacier covered much of Wisconsin.

 


Glacial Drumlin State Trail

Well-earned reputation as one of Wisconsin's premier bicycle trails.
Paved section from Waukesha to Dousman perfect for in-line skaters, and strollers.
Permitted trail usage includes: hiking, running and walking
Cross country skiing and snowshoes welcome. Snowmobiles may use trail only on limestone portion of the trail, west of Dousman

 


Ice Age National Scenic Trail

The only "State Scenic Trail" of the Wisconsin State Trails

Over 1,000-mile trail spanning from the Minnesota border to Lake Michigan

One of only eight national scenic trails in the United States, the Ice Age Trail spans nearly 1,000-miles in Wisconsin, and traces the terrain that was along the glacier's edge.

It passes through the heart of the Lapham Peak unit and offers a walk-in campsite for those backpacking their way through.

 


Lake Country Trail

An 15-mile trail created out of the former Milwaukee-Watertown Interurban Railway bed, offers forest, prairie and marsh wildlife and landscapes. The trail is a neatly-kept, paved Wisconsin recreation trail. Start at the Delafield trailhead at Cushing Park in the City of Delafield and head 8 miles east towards the Landsberg Center trailhead in the City of Waukesha or west 7 miles toward the City of Oconomowoc. 

[See Map]

 


Cushing Park Road Recreation Trail 

A trail nicknamed "The Connector," is a new bike trail (2011) that follows along S. Cushing Park Road in Delafield and is about 3-miles in length. It is a paved, off road connection between the Lake Country Recreation Trail and the Glacial Drumlin State Trail. It also trails into the heart of the Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Park.

 


City of Delafield Parks

  • Bostrom Memorial Park: Valley Road Farm, walking trail, play equipment, tennis courts
  • Cushing Memorial Park: Universally accessible children's playground/fort, walking trails, restrooms
  • St. John's Pond: Short walking trails through a wild flower planting area, picnic tables, fishing, restrooms, ice skating in winter
  • American Legion Park: Baseball diamond, play structure, restrooms, picnic shelter, off-street parking
  • Fireman's Park: Baseball diamond, basketball court, play structure, restrooms, picnic area, off-street parking
  • Fish Hatchery Sports Area: Baseball diamond, soccer fields, pavilion, play structure, sand volleyball, off-street parking
  • Lois Jensen Nature Preserve: 30 acres, hiking, nature viewing, ice fishing in winter
  • Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial Riverwalk: Ten memorials have been completed to commemorate the efforts of our armed forces including: Early American, Civil War, Spanish War, Vietnam, Korean, WWI, WWII, and Peace Garden.
  • Town of Delafield Sports Commons: play structure, soccer fields, skate park, sledding hill, restrooms, picnic area, off-street parking
  • Oakwood Park: hiking, nature viewing 
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