Dane County Parks

  • The following are CLOSED due to high water.  Closures can also be found on the Closures and Trail Conditions page.
    • CamRock County Park multiuse trail
    • Lussier County Park pier
    • Mendota County Park boat camping
    • Silverwood County Park Sweet Lake boat access (Hwy 106)
  • Two miles of the Capital City Trail between Fish Hatchery Road and Seminole Highway will be CLOSED starting Wednesday, October 2nd for asphalt pavement resurfacing. This is Phase 2 of the Capital City Trail Pavement Restoration project. View the Press Release for more details and find current status information on the trail website.

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.