Thursday, June 28, 2012
Don’t expect to start swimming in the Sussex quarry at Mammoth Springs anytime soon, even after the old Cannery site is finally developed.
Between the 100-degree days and endless rumors of development nearing at Mammoth Springs, its no wonder Patch has received numerous inquiries regarding the old Sussex quarry. With the quarry open for swimming at Menomonee Park to the northeast, it’s not hard for some residents to wonder if the Sussex quarry might soon be open for business. Even some initial plans of the site label the space as “Quarry Restoration.” “I was walking on the Bugline last night and finally walked up to the chain link fence to peek at the old swimming hole,” wrote Sussex Patch blogger Katie Glafcke. “I have to say, it looked like the perfect place to take a dip and cool off! I’m wondering why it's locked up, and thinking revitalizing and maintaining a quarry for …
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Summer is here, and that means it's time to drive Menomonee Park and take a dip. However, our Patch listing doesn't have any ratings. Have you been to the park? Give it a star rating & tell us what you thought!
Friday, January 13, 2012
Waukesha County Parks are ready to provide trails for skiing, hills for sledding and trails around the county for snowmobiling.
The Waukesha County Park System has over 25 miles of groomed and tracked cross-country ski trails, sledding hills, as well as snowshoeing and winter hiking trails. According to a release from Ginny Bocek, Parks Program Specialist, the county will be monitoring the snow conditions regularly in order to make sure the grooming process is started as soon as possible after or during our first snowfall. Once they have established packed and tracked trails, they will update the website. Cross-country ski trails: Menomonee Park, Menomonee Falls; Minooka Park, Waukesha; and Nashotah Park, Nashotah. Snowshoeing or winter hiking: Fox River Park, Waukesha; Muskego Park, Muskego; and Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha. In addition, snowshoe rentals are…
Monday, July 18, 2011
High temps have families beating the heat at Menomonee Park.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Aj Randall
Monday, July 18, 2011
If you're trying to stay cool when the temperatures are pushing 90, there's no better place than Menomonee Park on Townline Road. On Monday, park-goers spent the day cooking out, lying on the beach and, of course, taking a dip in Quarry Lake.