Lakeside Park

With over 400 acres of open recreational space on the south end of Lake Winnebago, Lakeside Park is a great place to visit. Summertime brings impressive flower displays, boating of all kinds, picnics, and children of all ages to the many playgrounds.

Summer also the marks the opening of the Lakeside Park Lighthouse and its observation tower, open April 15 - October 15, 8am to dusk, weather permitting. Visitors can take nostalgic rides on the miniature train and enjoy the antique carousel. Two separate launches; one with a four-lane concrete ramp, loading piers and parking for 20 rigs and the other launch with two concrete ramps,loading piers and large black and top parking. Canoe rentals and covered bridge.


555 N. Park Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI


  • Family-Friendly


The Big Sit

The Big Sit

Sunday, October 11, 2015

What is a Big Sit? It is a great way to fundraise and to contribute to citizen science. People all over the world will be holding their own Sits. We “sit” in a 17' (diameter) spot for several hours and tally all the bird species we see. Participants solicit pledges prior to the event. Typically people sponsor per bird species. Our location is yet to be determined, but will most likely be at Lakeside Park to afford us a view of water and land habitat. Anyone can participate for any length of time; just drop on by. We will have chairs, snacks, binoculars to share, and good company.

Lakeside Park Holiday Lights

Lakeside Park Holiday Lights

Friday, November 27, 2015 - Friday, January 1, 2016

Lakeside Park on picturesque Lake Winnebago shimmers with thousands of lights, animated scenes and heart-warming holiday music. See Rudolph perched high atop the lighthouse, with this red nose flashing.