Beer is allowed in the parks with the rental of a shelter building. A separate beer permit must be purchased at a cost of $40 per day. You may purchase a beer permit using our online reservation system.
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You may reserve pavilions and apply for beer permits online at ResNexus. If you have questions, please contact the Parks Division Office at 262-857-1869.
Contact the Parks Division Office at 262-857-1869 to reserve volleyball courts, tennis courts and soccer fields. For baseball reservations, contact the Lakeland Little League.
Rental fees are as follows:
If not previously reserved, these facilities can be used free of charge on a first come, first served basis.
Petrifying Springs, Fox River, Silver Lake, Old Settlers, Brighton Dale, Bristol Woods, and Veterans Memorial Parks are open from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. All of these parks have gates, and the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department locks the gates at closing time.
For hours of operation at Kemper Center/Anderson Arts Center and the Kenosha County Historical Society, please contact them directly.
The county parks are open 365 days a year.
The golf courses are season dependent. For more information, visit the Kenosha County Golf page.
Dogs are allowed in all County Parks as long as they are on a leash not longer than 10 feet. Owners must pick up after their dogs.
Dogs are NOT allowed in swimming areas at Silver Lake or Old Settlers Park.
There are three off-leash dog parks located at Petrifying Springs, Old Settlers, and Veterans Memorial Parks. For more information, please visit the Kenosha County Dog Parks page.
The only boat launch in a County Park is located on Highway F in Fox River Park. There is a fee of $3 to launch a boat into the Fox River. Click here for more information on the Fox River Water Trail.
Please see the Park Entry Fees handout.
Metal detecting is allowed with a permit in most areas of the seven County Parks, with some exceptions as specified on the permit application form. It is not allowed at either of the County golf courses or at the Kemper Center.
To obtain a permit, complete the metal detecting form and e-mail it to [email protected]. The Parks Division will send a signed copy back to you.