Dane County Parks

Winter Trail Conditions

For up-to-date winter trail conditions please visit our Closures & Trail Conditions webpage.

  • Beginning the week of March 2nd, utility line maintenance and vegetation management will occur along the ATC transmission line near the CamRock multi-use trail.  There may be minimal impact on the trail which will be open during maintenance.

  • The Indian Lake aeration system is now turned on for the winter season. Park users should use caution when accessing the lake in the winter months. Read more.

  • Due to high water conditions and road closures, winter access to Lussier County Park and Fish Lake is ONLY available by traveling south off STH 60 on Barta Road and east on Schoepp Road.  Note that there is NO on-road parking for ice access to Fish Lake, all ice access must occur from the main car parking lot at Lussier County Park.

  • Silverwood County Park Sweet/Rice Lake Access Parking Lot (Hwy 106) is CLOSED due to flooding.

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.