One of the many reasons the quality of life is so high in Fitchburg is due to the City's commitment to public recreation and green space. The City provides about 730 acres of parkland, open spaces and recreation trails in at least 95 different areas. Below is a partial list of Fitchburg's most popular parks. For a complete list of parks or for park shelter reservations, contact the Fitchburg Parks Department at 270-4288.
McKee Farms Park
2930 Chapel Valley Road
McKee Farms Park is home to Kids’ Crossing Dream Playground & the Fitchburg Splash Pad. The Splash Pad is open Memorial Day-Labor Day, from 10am-8pm is open to all ages.
The Park is easily accessible by the Capital City Bike Trail and is a popular location for community events like Festa Italia, Concerts at McKee and Kids Building Wisconsin.
5236 Lacy Road
McGaw Park has a shelter that can be reserved for picnics and gatherings for up to 100 people. This park is well suited for organized league activities.
Sunnyside Dog Park
5564 Irish Lane, Fitchburg
Fitchburg’s dog park is completely fenced in, with walking trails, hydration stations, benches, bike racks and a rain garden.
5810 Williamsburg Way, Fitchburg
Fitchburg’s newest park contains a large shelter, drinking fountain, play equipment, two tennis courts, full basketball court, softball diamond, soccer field, volleyball area, sledding hill, and a paved path.
Gunflint Trail Park
5420 Gunflint Trail, Fitchburg
The eastern side of the park contains a tall grass area and a 2-acre wooded area. The Capital City State Trail passes through the northern side of the park.
3051 Seminole Highway
The Capital City State Trail runs through the property and is a great place for bicyclists to take a break.
5187 Greenfield Park Rd., Fitchburg
This park has a shelter, restrooms, drinking fountain, eleven picnic tables, grills, play equipment, half basketball court, volleyball area, five horseshoe pits, and two softball diamonds.
Quarry Ridge Recreation Area
2740 Fitchrona Road
This recreation area provides direct access to the Military Ridge and Capital City State Trails. It provides more than three miles of off-road mountain bike and hiking trails within and contains a shelter that can accommodate up to 75 people, restrooms, picnic tables, information kiosk, and a parking lot.