In 2001, Kenosha County purchased a 234-acre former gravel mine site to convert to a park which was later expanded by 113 acres with Stewardship funding in 2012. KD Park features rolling topography, a 39-acre lake, wetlands, and remnant oak savannas.
In Kenosha County received Stewardship matching funds to complete Phase One construction of park's
An $8,000 grant award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will help launch the first phase of a prairie restoration plan at KD Park. Phase Two prairie restoration work also recently began with aerial spraying of the invasive species Phragmites. To learn more about this award and Phase One and Two prairie restoration efforts, click here.
Kenosha County has been tentatively awarded two state grants to further develop KD Park to begin construction on the Phase Two work. These enhancements will improve access to the lake and its recreational amenities, including fishing, scuba diving, and non-motorized watercraft activities. Click here for the latest press release on this award.