Parks & Trails News


 Tough Mudder Event  Tough Mudder Coming to Washington County


Washington County’s Heritage Trails County Park in the will be the new home of Tough Mudder Wisconsin. The event is expected to bring thousands of participants to Washington County on May 13 and 14, 2023 to tackle the challenging obstacle course and mud runs.

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 WPRA Award WPRA Silver Star Award


Washington County, along with the City of Hartford and the Kettle Moraine YMCA, received the Wisconsin Parks and Recreation Association Silver Star Award for Creative Service Delivery /Marketing for the 2022 Saving Summer Swim initiative.
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 Sandy Knoll Book Hike Sandy Knoll Book Hike


We have installed the first ever Washington County Park Book Hike out at Sandy Knoll! It is an innovative and fun way for children and adults to enjoy reading outside! This winter themed Book Hike will have you laughing your way through the park!

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 Fish Sticks at Yahr Park Fish Sticks at Yahr Park


Washington County Parks Staff installed five woody habitat structures at Yahr Park called “Fish Sticks.” Fish Sticks are sections of trees cabled together and anchored into the shore with earth anchors.

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Fiscally Thriving Plan

2050 Parks & Golf Fiscally Thriving Plan


In 2022, we delivered my promise to go from a self-sustaining park system to a thriving park system. The 2050 Parks Fiscally Thriving Plan and our strategy to remove $1 million of parks operating costs from the budget and maintain existing park infrastructure is now available.

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Pipeline Project Map 

Homestead Hollow Pipeline Project


TC Energy has proposed the Wisconsin Reliability Project, a set of projects designed to increase base system reliability and expand an existing portion of the ANR Pipeline Company system to serve markets in the midwestern U.S. including customers in WI.

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25th Anniversary Celebration

Washington County Golf Course Celebrates 25th Anniversary


The Washington County Golf Course celebrated its 25th Anniversary! In 2021, Washington County was unanimously voted to forever be preserved and protected as a recreational facility for Washington County residents and visitors alike to enjoy.

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