Racine County

 

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Beaumont Park-Beaumont park is a picnic wayside with tables, grills and access to snowmobile trail. From Racine, take Hwy. 20 west 16 miles to the junction wirh Hwy. 75 and Cty. S. Picnic tables, outhouses.

 

Brown's Lake Golf Course- The lower fox river flows through this 18 hole golf course located on Brown's lake. From Burlington, take Hwy. 11 east to Cty. W. Turn north and travel 7/10 of a mile. Outhouses, toilets, cross-country skiing, tennis,golf.

 

Bushnell Park-This park, located just south of Burlington., features a soccer field. two lighted baseball diamonds, nine horseshoe courts, and a hiking trail. The park sits on the lower Fox River. From the junction of Hwy. 11 and Hwy. 142 in Burlington, take Hwy. 142 southeast 1/2 mile. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, toilets, hiking, baseball, playground.

 

Cliffside park- Situated high above the shoreline of Lake Michigan, This park offers a wide variety of outdoor athletic facilities. The park has a 92 site campground with three large group sites, electricity and showers. From Racine, take Hwy. 32 north four miles to Seven Mile Road. Turn East and go to Michna Road.. Travel south 1/2 mile. Picnic tables, toilets, tent sites, trailer sites, hiking, nature trails, baseball. tennis, playground.

 

Colonel Heg Memorial Park-A museum at this park highlights the heritage of the early Norwegian settlers who made western Racine County their "New Norway. From Warterford, take Loomis Road north to Heg Park Road. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, toilets, baseball playground.

 

Eagle Lake Park-Anglers will appreciate this lake, stocked with just about every native freshwater fish. Provides a boat launch, a fishing pier and room along the banks for casting a line.Fromm Burlington, take Hwy. 11 east eight miles to Sunnyside Drive. Turn north and go to Church Road. Turn east and continue to the park. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, toilets, baseball, playground, boat landing.

 

Ela Property-Several small ponds and the waters of the Fox River make this park a good spot for shore fishing. The 239 acres are otherwise undeveloped, except for several nature trails. From Waterford, take Hwy. 20 to Hwy. 36. Turn south on 36 and continue to the junction with Cty. J, just south of Rochester. Nature trails.

 

Evans park-This wooded area, equipped with tables and grills, is used primarily as a picnic spot. An unmarked hiking trail runs through the park. From Racine, take Hwy. 20 ten miles to the park, 3/4 mile west of I-94. Picnic tables, outhouses, hiking.

 

Fischer park-This park, on the southeast shore of Brown's Lake, has a large sand beach, a beachhouse and concessions. From Burlington, take Hwy. 10 east two miles. Picnic tables, toilets, swimming, beach, baseball, boat landing.

 

John Margis Jr. Wildlife Area-An elevared boardwalk extends through this 45 acre wildlife area, connecting to a marsh and two of three ponds. A former state fish hatchery, the site features a nature trail overlooking the largest pond. From Burlington, take Hwy. P south three miles to Fish Hatchery Road to the wildlife area. Picnic tables, hiking, nature trails.

 

Koerber Property-A tributary of the Root River runs through tj 11 acre property, used primarily as a wayside picnic area. From Milwaukee take I-94 south to Cty. G in Kilbournville. Turn west and travel two miles. outhouse, baseball.

 

Old Settler's park-This park is located next to the Racine County Fairgrounds, and offers eight reservable picnic areas, six shelters with electricity, picnic tables and grills. From the junction of Hwy. 45 and 11 in Union Grove. take Hwy. 11 west 1/2 mile.

 

Pritchard park-Located just south of Racine, this park offers a spot to picnic, play baseball or go for a jog. In the city of Racine, take Ohio St. one block north of its junction with Hwy. 11. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, toilets, nature trails, baseball, playground.

 

Quarry lake park-The deep, clear, spring-fed waters of this former limestone quarry provide a place to swim, fish, and scuba dive. 18 acre Quarry lake is annually stocked with rainbow and brown trout. From the junction of Hwy. 31 and 38, just outside of Racine, take Hwy. 38 one mile southeast. Picnic tables, toilets, swimming, beach, dressing rooms, volleyball.

 

Racine Harbor Park-Anglers will appreciate the floating dock and breakwater at this park. Located in downtown Racine on Lake Michigan, this park also offers a fish cleaning station and an elevated deck for a view of the harbor. In Racine, take Christopher Columbus Causeway 1 1/2 blocks east of Main St. Toilets.

 

Root River Parkway Lands-Though it receives little use, this undeveloped piece of land along the Root River offers a spot to fish from the bank. Along the Root River near Caledonia; Horlick Dam location just east of Hwy. 38. Take Rapids Court one block west of the junction of North Green Bay Road and Rapids Drive.

 

Saller Woods- Hiking and cross-country skiing trails wind through this quiet 91 acre site on the Fox River. From Waterford, take Hwy. 20 southeast to Hwy. 36. Travel southwest on hwy. 36 one mile south of Rochester to the Fox River. Picnic tables, hiking, cross-country skiing.

 

Sanders park-Vistors who take a walk along this park's nature trail through the 30 acre State Scientific Area will find more than 90 species of native wild flowers and a small creek. This park offers 39campsites, four group sites and showers. There are six picnic areas to choose from. From Racine, take Hwy. 31 south to Cty. KR. Turn east and go one mile to Wood Road. Turn north and travel 1/2 mile. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, toilets, tent sites, trailer sites, hiking, nature trails, baseball, playground.

 

Skewes Memorial Park-This four acre wayside park is a picnic spot and rest stop. From Racine, take Hwy. 20 west one mile past I-94 to Cty. C. Turn southwest and travel 1/2 mile. Picnic tables, outhouses.

 

Stenhouse-Babcock park-Twelvw acres of undeveloped land. From Waterford, take Hwy. 20 southeast to Hwy. 36. Travel south on 36 to Cty. J. Travel southeast on J to the junction with Cty. A.

 

Tabor Park- This park is a one acre wayside picnic spot just north of Racine. From Racine, take Hwy. 32 four miles north to the junction with Five Mile Road. Picnic tables.

 

W.R. Wadewitz Nature Camp-Formerly a Boy Scout Camp, this natural resource area serves as a primitive group camping site, offering a barn and three sided Adironack- style shelters and tent sites by reservation. From the junction of Hwy. 20 and Cty. W in Waterford, take W 1 1/2 miles south to Buena Park Road. Turn northwest and travel 1/4 mile. tent sites, outhouses, hiking, nature trails, cross-country skiing.

 

 

 

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Racine County Public Works/Parks Dept.

14200 Washington Ave. Sturtevant, Wi. 53177

262-886-1253