The Park Projects webpage provides information on active, in-progress, major construction, restoration and development projects in the Dane County Park System including the creation of new trails, dog parks, shelters etc. Project details are linked below and locations are displayed on the map. Check back often to stay up-to-date on what’s happening at your county parks.
We also have many ongoing restoration projects throughout the park system. Visit our Natural Area Program webpage for more information.
Stabilize eroding streambanks and incorporate flood mitigation solutions and in-stream habitat where practical.
Installation of Emergency Location Markers along trails in selected parks for emergency response.
Dane County Parks is partnering with the US Fish & Wildlife Service on a ~30 acre wetland and prairie restoration.
Installation of a new accessible kayak launch.
Development of segment of the Glacial Drumlin State Trail from I-90 bridge in Madison to the existing Glacial Drumlin Trail Trailhead in the Village of Cottage Grove.
Reconstruction of Tennis and Basketball courts at Goodland County Park.
Remove invasive species and restore oak savanna habitat.
Property planning process has begun.
Development of Phase 2 of the trail from Fish Camp County Park to Lake Kegonsa State Park and Williams Drive.
Development of a new timber frame park shelter, paved parking lot, drinking fountain and accessible playground.
The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is planning Phase 2 of their relief force main that will transport wastewater from Verona.
Improve water quality, wildlife habitat and outdoor recreation.
Remove invasive species and restore the park to historical natural resource communities.
Dane County Parks is partnering with Ducks Unlimited and the US Fish & Wildlife Service on a ~300-acre wetland and prairie restoration.
Dane County Parks in coordination with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Town of Dunn are planning for a shared-use trail through Capital Springs Centennial State Park (WI DNR).