Leonard J. Yahr Park

Leonard J. Yahr Park County Park opened in 2007, the newest addition to the Washington County Parks System and is 65 acres. The park is located in the Town of Farmington just North of County Road A at 7999 Orchard Valley Road, West Bend, WI 53090. The contains a rental house, a beach on Erler Lake, picnic areas, and a trail.

The land was owned by the Carl Erler family since the late 1800’s and was used as a sawmill which was converted into a sulfur match factory in the late 1870’s. in 1943 Leonard and Ruth Yahr retained ownership of the lands and used them for a dairy farm and later, an apple orchard. The property was then donated in 1999 by the Yahr family to Washington County to be used as a County Park.

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