Welcome to Dane County Parks

Prairie Moraine County Park CLOSED for Use on Wed. 4/25 for Burn

The Park will be closed for public use due to a planned prescribed burn on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.  The prescribed burn is necessary to invigorate the existing prairie landscape.  Park patrons are asked to use other facilities on Wednesday, please visit our Dogs in Parks webpage for options.  The nearest Dog Park is located at Badger Prairie County Park in Verona.  Dog park users should be aware that there will be ash left from the burn that will cover the ground.  This ash soon disappear with coming rains and new more vibrant vegetation will rapidly grow back. 

Disc Golf Course Opening Day - POSTPONED

Dane County Disc Golf Course Opening is May 1st.  They may open sooner if Course conditions improve. 

Mountain Bike and Equestrian Trail Conditions

Located in south-central Wisconsin, Dane County Parks offers a variety of recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast.  Natural environments are venues for quiet getaways as well as unique locations for your special event.  Dane County Parks is dedicated to making your experience enjoyable and takes an active role to enhance and preserve the county’s finest natural resources.

Dane County Parks welcomes 2.5 million visitors annually and manages
over 12,000 acres of land including:
Donations, Memorials and Planned Giving:

Your tax-deductible donation will help us continue to maintain and improve the Dane County Park System. A variety of donation and memorial options are available.