Dane County Park System
Dane County Parks was created in 1935 when the county acquired Lake Park in Mt. Horeb and established Stewart Lake County Park. Today, the Dane County Park System offers over 12,000 acres that connect people to the land, water and cultural resources of Dane County. The Park System consists of 26 Recreation Parks, 16 Wildlife Areas, 14 Natural Resource Areas, 6 Historical/Cultural Sites, 2 Forests and parts of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail corridor. Explore the Dane County Park System properties below. For classification definitions visit the Park System Classification webpage.