Waukesha is the eastern terminus of the Glacial Drumlin Trail.
This large western Milwaukee suburb was first settled by Europeans in the mid-1800’s. These New England Yankees cleared the dense virgin forests and farmed the wild prairie, and the city now boasts a population of over 70,000.
A lively downtown district on the banks of the Fox River, just a mile from the trailhead, offers a vibrant mix of cafes, bars, restaurants, specialty shopping, and more.
A farmers market is held every Saturday from May through October, and the Friday Night Live summer music series appears at various downtown Waukesha venues through September.
Fox River Sanctuary
Community Park, Natural Areas/Ponds, Nature Trail, and More!
The E.B. Shurts Environmental Education Center features classroom/storage areas, a meeting room, kitchen, an outdoor deck area, animal and plant life exhibits, and a butterfly garden.