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Check out the books, maps and other items that can enhance your park experience:


101 Things to Do in Milwaukee Parks
The unofficial guide to greenspaces in and around Milwaukee written by Barbara Ali, a local resident and Park People board member. Read more about Barbara here. Barbara also blogs about her experiences. Check out her Blog here.


Trail / Parks Map
A full sized (24” x 36”) color map that serves as a guide to recreational opportunities on land and water in Milwaukee County. Included on the map are the Oak Leaf Trail, 18 Forked Aster hiking/nature trails, Water Tails, the Hank Aaron State Trail, Mountain Biking Trails and Birding Hotpots.


Oak Leaf Discovery Tour®
A summer long event that encourages you to tour the beautiful 125 miles of Milwaukee County Parks Trails System.


Milwaukee County’s Oak Leaf Trail: A History
Join author Jill Rothenbueler Maher as she takes a close look at Milwaukee County’s beloved Oak Leaf Trail and covers many previously untold stories about the trail. Forward by Amelia Kegel.

Current Events

Our Photo Gallery has many pictures of the Friends Groups enjoying the parks and sponsored events.


The Park People Annual Friends Group Meeting

For information on the upcoming meeting, please contact [email protected] to answer questions you have: including your name and the Friends Group you represent, or general questions about Park People and Friends Groups in your area.


Become a Weed-Out®  Warrior! This is an excellent community service project to help effectively remove invasive weeds. Some of the worst invasive weeds affecting our parks include garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolate), dame’s rocket (Hesperis matronalis), buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica and frangula), burdock (Arctium) and honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.).