Lakeside Park

Bring the family out for fun at Fond du Lac's 400-acre Lakeside Park, on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin's largest inland lake.

Walk-up lighthouse, picnic area, shelters, pavilion, playground, zip line, petting zoo, ball diamonds, marina, rides, boat-launch ramps, handicapped-accessible fishing platforms, new boat dock on Oven Island, Lakeside park segment of the Fond du Lac Loop, and kayak and pedal boat rentals. Also includes a fountain, large playground equipment area with an accessible playground, concessions, full-service marina and gazebos. 

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. 

Park glows with thousands of holiday lights and animated displays including holiday music each December. 


555 N. Park Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI


  • Family-Friendly


3rd Annual Scary Scurry 5K Run/Walk and Kids Races

3rd Annual Scary Scurry 5K Run/Walk and Kids Races

Saturday, October 6, 2018

The 3rd Annual Scary Scurry 5K Run/Walk is at Lakeside Park in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin is on Saturday, October 6th, 2018. This family-friendly event, benefiting the Fond du Lac Area United Way, encourages all participants to dress in costume for the race!

Bring your families and register your children for the 1/3 mile or 1 mile races that ends with a Halloween goodie bag! In addition, there will be LOTS of fun family friendly and kid activities during the 5k and between race events.

Registration fees includes chip timing (5k only), Halloween goodie bags, top runner award medals, and event T-Shirt! The 5K begins at 8:30 with registration beginning at 7 am. The 1/3 Mile Kids Race begins at 10:00 am and the 1 Mile Kids Race begins at 10:15 am.

Walk with Walker

Walk with Walker

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Please join First Lady Tonette Walker on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, as she walks the Harbor View Trail in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Participants will gather and park at the Pavilion at Lakeside Park located at 555 N. Park Avenue in Fond du Lac. Please meet by 5:45 PM. The guided sunset walk will span approximately one and a half miles, beginning and ending at the Pavilion. The Harbor View Trail circles Lakeside Park and Lighthouse Harbor, one of the most popular destinations for families in Fond du Lac. The park includes a lighthouse, picnic area, pavilion, playground, zip line, petting zoo, ball diamonds, full-service marina, boat-launch ramps, and watercraft rentals as well as more than two miles of paved trails.

Please be advised to wear or bring with you the following: good walking shoes, umbrellas, sunscreen, bug repellent, hat, layers or a jacket, camera, and water.