Accessible Fishing Pier at Stewart LakeAccessible Fishing & Boating Improvements

Dane County Parks is partnering with the Foundation for Dane County Parks, Madison Fishing Expo, Wisconsin Fishing Expo, and Access Ability Wisconsin to develop system-wide improvements at county lake access sites.  Improvements will create and enhance access to fishing and boating opportunities for all ages and abilities.

In 2019, Dane County approved $100,000 in matching funds for this effort, if you are interested in partnering or donating, tax-deductible contribution can be made to:  Foundation for Dane County Parks Endowment Fund.

Several sites have already been identified for accessible improvement projects:


For more information, see the Creating Accessible Fishing & Boating Opportunities Brochure (PDF) or contact:

Chris James
Dane County Parks Senior Landscape Architect
Phone:  608-224-3763