Dane County Parks

Alerts
  • The Lower Yahara River Trail boardwalk will close on Monday, September 16th at 10 AM for line striping. The trail will reopen once the work is completed within a few hours.
Fall Hunting & Activities

Please note that the Fall Hunting Seasons have begun and the days are getting shorter.  Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to wear bright colors to be easily seen from afar.  There are a number of Dane County Parks Wildlife Areas that provide hunting opportunities and there may be hunting on private lands adjacent to the county parks.  Dane County Parks also has a season-long limited access archery program to help control Chronic Wasting Disease and deer numbers within the county parks. 

Search our webpage for fall activities or contact the Parks Office at (608) 224-3730. 

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 nearly 3 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.