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Parks & Conservancy Land

DeForest Parks

Welcome to DeForest, where nature thrives and community spirit flourishes! Our parks and conservancy lands are the heart of our vibrant community, offering residents and visitors alike a sanctuary of natural beauty and recreational opportunities. From tranquil walking trails to bustling sports fields, our parks cater to every interest and age group. Whatever your outdoor passion, DeForest's parks and conservancy lands welcome you to discover, connect, and rejuvenate amidst the splendor of nature.

Conservancy Commons Park

  • 6822 Yellowwood Lane
  • 3 acre park
  • Playground equipment
  • Rentable park shelter (electric)
  • Restrooms
  • Splash pad 

Dahl Park

  • Access from Halsor Street
  • Playground equipment
  • Small pond area

Fireman's Park

  • 300 Jefferson Street
  • 11 acre park
  • Rentable park large shelter (electric/fireplace)
  • Rentable park small shelter (electric)
  • Rentable Community Room
  • Rentable Bandshell
  • Rentable Concession/Serving Area
  • Restrooms
  • Playground equipment
  • Splash pad
  • Two softball diamonds
  • Two basketball courts
  • Four pickleball courts

Fox Hills Park

  • 4100 Bear Tree Parkway
  • Playground equipment
  • Soccer Fields

Hank’s Hollow Park

  • Access from Hank's Hollow Trail
  • .3 acre tot lot
  • Playground equipment

Liberty Land Park

  • 515 Yorktown Road
  • 10 acre park
  • Playground equipment
  • Rentable Shelter
  • Community gardens

Marvin and Marie Schweers Dog Park

  • 700 N Stevenson Street
  • 5 acre dog park
  • 1 acre separate timid dog area
  • More information: Dog Park

O'Donnell Park

  • 973 Griffin Way
  • 1.47 acre tot lot
  • Playground equipment

Reigstad Park

  • 4185 Hanover Drive
  • 14 acre park
  • Limestone walking trail
  • Natural spring
  • Oak Savannah

River's Turn Park

  • 4601 Innovation Drive
  • Fitness equipment
  • Rentable park shelter (electric)
  • More information: Fitness Park

Star Gazer Park

  • 936 Star Gazer Drive
  • .6 acre tot lot
  • Playground equipment
  • Rentable shelter

Sunfish Pond

Sunnybrook Park

  • Access from Riverside Drive
  • 4 acre park
  • Playground equipment
  • Rentable park shelter

Tierney Park

  • 4134 Hanover Drive
  • 1.3 acre park
  • Playground equipment
  • Rentable park shelter with concession stand
  • Restrooms
  • Tennis/pickleball/basketball court

Veterans Memorial Park

Western Green Park

  • 417 Acker Parkway
  • 34 acre park
  • Playground equipment
  • Rentable park shelter
  • Restrooms
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Basketball court

Yahara Park

  • 443 Trailside Drive
  • 8 acre park
  • Playground equipment
  • Rentable park shelter with concession stand (electric)
  • Restrooms
  • Softball fields
  • Playground equipment

Conservancy Lands and Trails

Bakke Conservancy

  • 12.5 conservancy acres located on North Stevenson Street.
  • Prairie area
  • Grass walking area

Marvin and Marie Schweers Natural Area

  • 40 acre conservancy site on North Stevenson Street
  • Prairie and wetland complex
  • Small ponds for waterfowl

Western Green Trail

  • 2 mile asphalt trail loop
  • Prairie area

Upper Yahara River Trail