Quarry Lake Park & Karen A. Nelson Memorial Dog Park

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3533 Northwestern Ave

quarry lake park


What You Need To Know

  • 40 acres (City of Racine and Village of Mount Pleasant)
  • Former limestone quarry - now a spring fed lake
  • Swimming, scuba diving, fishing
  • Park Activities Fees and Policies
  • Picnic areas and building with bathhouse for private
    party rental


quarry lake park


Online Picnic Reservations

Racine County Provides

  • Grills and Tables
  • Flush or Pit Toilets
  • Drinking Water
  • Electricity in all Shelters
  • Children's Playground Equipment
  • Variety of Recreational Sports

 Karen A. Nelson Memorial Dog Park

3533 Northwester Ave, Racine

COVID-19 Updates: 

On Friday, April 24, 2020, dog parks will open by 8 am after a completion of maintenance. 

Social distancing must be observed at all times.

  • Adjacent to Quarry Park
  • Dedicated in 2011
  • Two areas for dogs
  • No female dogs in heat are allowed in the dog park.
  • No puppies under the age of four months are allowed in the
    dog park
  • Male dogs over the age of 1 year old that are NOT neutered
    are not allowed within the dog park.

Small Dogs

  • Puppies over 4 months old
  • Under 25 pounds
  • Elderly
  • Physically challenged

Large Dogs

  • Over 25 pounds