Parks & Facilities

Announcement! The state requires face coverings to be worn in park shelters and their amenities. This includes wearing a mask to use the restrooms. You are not required to wear a mask on outdoor equipment such as playgrounds. We are not taking shelter reservations. 

Park Shelter Mask Requirement
Parks ranger announcement

The City of Middleton Public Lands, Recreation & Forestry Department would like to introduce Serena Thompson and Erik Hanewold as the 2020 Park Rangers. Erik , who is employed fulltime at the VA Hospital, previously served as a Park Ranger for the City in 2018. Serena is new to Middleton and will complete a degree in criminal justice this fall with plans to work in natural resource law enforcement. The Ranger position is designed to serve in an educational capacity and address public lands violations with patrons in addition to education regarding public health guidance as it relates to Covid-19. The Rangers are seasonal employees with primary hours on weekdays in the early evenings and weekends. The Park Ranger program is entering its 3rd season and will continue to collaborate with the Middleton Police Department. The Rangers will be in City of Middleton shirts and have a City of Middleton photo identification card. Rangers can be reached at or by phone at 608-434-PARK (7275).

Park Responsibilities

The Middleton Public Lands Recreation & Forestry Department oversees all parks and facilities within the City of Middleton. The Department is responsible for all reservations, planning, maintenance and yearly improvements on the land within its jurisdiction. The Middleton Parks include six community parks, six neighborhood parks, eight mini parks, which include a Splash Pad and Dog Exercise Park.

We offer reservations of facilities at Lakeview Park, Firemen’s Park, Parisi Park, Orchid Heights Park, and Taylor Park. Please visit the Rentals and Reservations page to reserve your shelter today! 
We are not taking reservations for Lakeview Park-East, Lakeview Park-West Shelter, the Lakeview Meeting Room, and the Lakeview Kitchen for reservation dates April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 in anticipation of proposed facility renovations. The Lakeview Small Shelter and Gazebo will remain available for reservations. However, during the renovation, flush toilets and running water will not be available in the park.  A port-a-potty will be available at the Splash Pad beginning Memorial Day weekend. 

Facility Overview

Click the image below for a full list of our park facilities are services.
Middleton Park Facilities and Services

Community Parks

Firefighters     Firemen's     Lakeview     Orchid Heights     Penni Klein     Taylor

Neighborhood Parks

Hinrichs Family Farm     Middleton Hills North     Middleton Hills South     Middleton Station     Parisi     Stricker     Woodside Heights

Mini Parks

Baskerville     Boundary Road     Hawkridge     Hillcrest     Meadows     Middleton Ridge     Parkside Heights     Pheasant Branch Ridge   Stonefield

Special Use Areas

Lake Street Boat Launch     Metropolitan Community Park     Middleton Bike Park     Quarry Skate Park     Walter Bauman Aquatic Center