Cravath Lakefront Park is located near downtown. Many celebrations, concerts, events are hosted at the park including the Fourth of July celebration, Freeze Fest, Concerts in the Park, Family Fun nights, and Pig in the Park. There are walking paths, picnic areas, and restrooms.
The Ice Age Trail stretches 1,200 miles throughout the State of Wisconsin. Whitewater is proud to be an Ice Age Trail Communities. Visit the Whitewater Chamber of Commerce for trail maps and more information on guided hikes.
The Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit spans from Whitewater Lake to Ottawa Lake. There are more than 20,00 acres to explore and a variety of recreational activities include: biking, hiking, camping, cross counting skiing, hunting, and fishing.
Moraine view park is a 45 acre park adjacent to the Whitewater University Technology Park. There are soccer fields, shared use path, the Whitewater Bark Park, and the Community Garden. The Whitewater Soccer Club plays its games there in spring and fall.
Starin back dates back to 1888 and provided housing for veterans during World War II. Today many celebrations and recreation events are held there. There is a community building, playground, restrooms, picnic area, and recreational activities.
Trippe Lake Park was dedicated as a City Park in 1958 and the lake formed as a result of a dam. There is a playground, shelter areas, a picnic area, and recreational activities. It is a popular sledding destination in winter.
On Whitewater's far southwest side, there is a collection of 12 to 15 effigy mounds. The mounds date back to 800 A.D. and 1200 A.D. Studies suggest these mounds were a gathering place for Midwestern tribes. Today its a 21.5 acre park.