Recreation

  • Downtown Dining Scene

    Just a short walk from the Dunbar Oaks boundaries are easy and interesting culinary adventures. Craft Beer? Tapas? Sushi? Italian? Top-shelf? Affordable? Whatever your craving, Waukesha’s Historic Downtown dining scene is ready to answer.

  • Club 400

    Club 400 is the longest operating bar in Waukesha, dating back to when it was started in 1948 by the father and brother of guitar legend and Waukesha native Les Paul. Club 400 has a limited menu of Wings and Friday Fish Fry, and is a hangout for Carroll University (College) students and alumni of all ages.

    Location: 322 Williams Street

    Website: Club400Waukesha.com

  • La Estacion

    Experience a little piece of Mexico, inside Waukesha’s former Chicago & North Western depot, built in 1881. It features a highly popular Sunday buffet brunch, authentic Mexican food, margaritas, and a great patio.

    Location: 319 Williams Street

    Website: LaEstacionRestaurant.com

  • Sobelman’s Pub & Grill

    Burgers, Beer & Bloodies—where Waukesha parties with family, friends & neighbors! Street and parking lot parking. Serves lunch, dinner and drinks. Services: Good For Kids, Take Out, Waiter Service, Walk-Ins Welcome.

    Location: 332 Williams Street

    Website: SobelmansPupAndGrill.com

  • Bethesda Park

    Bethesda Park has quite the infamous history as the showplace of the city when Waukesha was an internationally known spring water health resort.

    FEATURES: Picnic Shelter, Playground, Tennis Courts, Bathrooms

    HISTORICAL TIES: Dunbar Oak, Site of the Bethesda Spring House

  • Cutler Park

    This park, the oldest in the Waukesha, has the feel of a Town Square, nestled in front of the Waukesha Public Library.

    FEATURES: Performance Center, Playground, Bathrooms

    HISTORICAL TIES: Civil War Monuments, Indian Burial Mounds

  • Dog Walking Trail

    Dunbar Oaks is home to the only city approved dog walk in all of Waukesha. The trail starts in Bethesda Park, works its way over the Fox River pedestrian bridge, along the Riverwalk and all the way up to the Clocktower at the intersection of Clinton and Broadway.

    FEATURES: Doggy Drinking Fountain

  • Glacial Drumlin Trail

    The trail starts on the edge of Dunbar Oaks in the Fox River Sanctuary at 801 W. College Ave in Waukesha and goes west for 52 miles to Cottage Grove.

    Cost: $20.00 Annual | $4.00 Daily

    Website: GlacialDrumlin.com