Menominee Park is one of Oshkosh’s largest parks and hosts a variety of events every year. The entire eastern side of the park is bordered by beautiful Lake Winnebago and is a prime spot to watch the sunrise.
There are excellent fishing and boating opportunities throughout the park along with numerous boat launches and ample parking in Miller’s Bay. You will find paved walking and biking trails throughout the park, a free zoo and beach, amusement rides, kayak and SUP rentals, and many other amenities.
Menominee Park & Zoo amenities include:
Amusement rides & train, asphalt trails, boat tie-ups (8 areas), casting dock, historical interest, fishing, ice rink, picnic area, picnic shelter (4), playground equipment (2 locations)
Reetz Baseball/Softball Complex (5 fields), soccer (2 fields), tennis/pickleball (5 courts), volleyball (4 courts, outdoor)
At the Zoo: Feed the llamas, watch playful otters swim or get up close with bald eagles. The Menominee Park Zoo is located on eight acres of land in the middle of Menominee Park on the shores of Lake Winnebago. Open seasonally from May through September, the zoo features between 30 to 50 animals. Along with a few permanent exhibits, each season typically brings in a new variety of animals so each time you visit, you’re sure to find a new furry or feather friend. Admission to the zoo is free all season long. Throughout the year, the zoo hosts numerous family-friendly events such as Egg-Citing Day at the Zoo, Snooze at the Zoo and Zooloween Boo along with several educational programs. Visitors will also find a café at the zoo for snacks and drinks.