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Idle Isle Park & Shelter


  1. Boat Launch
  2. Drinking Fountain
  3. Parking
  4. Picnic Area
  5. Picnic Tables
  6. Play Equipment
  7. Restroom/Portable
  8. Shelter
  9. Swimming Beach
  10. Walking Trails


Acquired in 1969. Large shelter available for shade built in 2006.  

NEW in 2020, 3 small picnic areas available within the park available for rental seven days a week.  Perfect for groups under 40 people.

This seven-acre community park contains:

  • boat launch (Little Muskego Lake)
  • swimming beach 
  • fishing pier 
  • picnicking 
  • portable and indoor seasonal restrooms
  • concessions and equipment rental

 Playground equipment provided on the site accommodates both age group, 2-5 years and 5-12 years.
A local water ski club provides a water ski show here one evening weekly during the summer.

To request reservation of one of the three small shelters, click here.


ALL VEHICLES MUST BE PARKED IN A LINED STALL AND NOT ON THE GRASS.  Failure to pay your parking or launch fee or parking on the grass areas around the drive lanes will result in a citation.        

Off-street parking is available. Daily parking fees for those visiting the park is $5.00/vehicle. Season passes available for purchase at the Recreation Department in City Hall. Pay stations at the park will collect parking fees via cash, change or credit cards. All vehicles in the park must pay to visit the park.

If you are launching a boat and parking your vehicle and trailer in the boat trailer parking area,there is not an additional parking fee, it is included in your launch fees.

Launch fees at Idle Isle (electronic pay stations) are determined by the boat size.
     a. Boat less than 20-ft length trailered & motorized - $11.00 for both residents and non-residents
     b. Boat 20-ft but less than 26-ft length trailered & motorized - $12.00 for residents and $18.00 for non-residents
     c. Boat 26-ft or more in length trailered & motorized - $12.00 for residents and $18.00 for non-residents

Pay stations are located at two spots within the park to collect both parking and launching fees.

No dogs are allowed in this park.  

Per City Ordinence, there is no mooring of boats at the park. If you will be using watercraft during your visit, you will need to remove the water craft when you are not using it.

Playground            Idle Isle Picnic area

Idle Isle shoreline