Waukesha County Park System

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Waukesha County Park System is located in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is composed of eight different parks throughout the county: Fox Brook Park, Fox River Park, Menomonee Park, Minooka Park, Mukwonago Park, Muskego Park, Naga-Waukee Park, and Nashotah Park. "From swimming to camping to hiking and cross-country skiing, each park has its own personality." [1] The park system also has five lake accesses: Ashippun, Nagawicka, Nemahbin, Pewaukee, and School Section, three golf courses: Wanaki, Naga-Waukee War Memorial, and Moors Down, two ice arenas: Naga-Waukee and Eble, Retzer Nature Center and the Expo Center.

Waukesha County, Wisconsin County in Wisconsin, United States

Waukesha County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 389,891, making it the third-most populous county in Wisconsin. Its county seat is Waukesha.

Camping outdoor recreational activity

Camping is an outdoor activity involving overnight stays away from home in a shelter, such as a tent. Typically participants leave developed areas to spend time outdoors in more natural ones in pursuit of activities providing them enjoyment. To be regarded as "camping" a minimum of one night is spent outdoors, distinguishing it from day-tripping, picnicking, and other similarly short-term recreational activities. Camping can be enjoyed through all four seasons.

Hiking walking as a hobby, sport, or leisure activity

Hiking is the preferred term, in Canada and the United States, for a long, vigorous walk, usually on trails (footpaths), in the countryside, while the word walking is used for shorter, particularly urban walks. On the other hand, in the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland, the word "walking" is acceptable to describe all forms of walking, whether it is a walk in the park or backpacking in the Alps. The word hiking is also often used in the UK, along with rambling, hillwalking, and fell walking. The term bushwalking is endemic to Australia, having been adopted by the Sydney Bush Walkers club in 1927. In New Zealand a long, vigorous walk or hike is called tramping. It is a popular activity with numerous hiking organizations worldwide, and studies suggest that all forms of walking have health benefits.

Park Coordinates
Fox Brook Park 43°04′40″N88°10′16″W / 43.0778°N 88.1711°W / 43.0778; -88.1711 (Fox Brook Park)
Fox River Park 42°57′45″N88°16′27″W / 42.96239°N 88.274288°W / 42.96239; -88.274288 (Fox River Park)
Menomonee Park 43°09′33″N88°10′43″W / 43.1591°N 88.1785°W / 43.1591; -88.1785 (Menomonee Park)
Minooka Park 42°59′08″N88°11′42″W / 42.9855°N 88.1951°W / 42.9855; -88.1951 (Minooka Park)
Mukwonago Park 42°51′57″N88°23′10″W / 42.865962°N 88.38604°W / 42.865962; -88.38604 (Mukwonago Park)
Muskego Park 42°51′57″N88°23′10″W / 42.865962°N 88.38604°W / 42.865962; -88.38604 (Muskego Park)
Naga-Waukee Park 43°03′31″N88°22′23″W / 43.0587°N 88.373°W / 43.0587; -88.373 (Naga-Waukee Park)
Nashotah Park 43°05′42″N88°24′11″W / 43.094903°N 88.403091°W / 43.094903; -88.403091 (Nashotah Park)

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  1. Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use. "Waukesha County Park System" . Retrieved 2011-03-22.