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Dane County Parks

2020 Facility Opening & Closing Schedule

*COVID-19 Alert:  Changes to camping and shelter reservations have been implemented. All reservations and permits must be purchased online or calling our office in advance.

Visit our Parks Changes and Updates Due to COVID-19 webpage for a full list of Park updates.

Campgrounds

Name Date Open Date Closed
Babcock June 18* - view changes October 11 @ 3 p.m.
Brigham June 18* - view changes September 8 @ 3 p.m.
Brigham Group Camp Open September 8 @ 3 p.m.
Indian Lake Group Camp Open September 8 @ 3 p.m.
Mendota June* - view changes October 11 @ 3 p.m.
Scheidegger Forest Group Camp Open September 8 @ 3 p.m.
Token Creek June 18* - view changes September 8 @ 3 p.m.
Token Creek Group Camp Open September 8 @ 3 p.m.
William G. Lunney Lake Farm June* - view changes November 1 @ 3 p.m.
William G. Lunney Lake Farm Group Camp Open September 8 @ 3 p.m.

 

Shelters

Name Date Open Date Closed
Badger Prairie July 1* - view changes September 8
Brigham July 1* - view changes September 8
CamRock July 1* - view changes September 8
Donald July 1* - view changes September 8
Festge July 1* - view changes September 8
Goodland July 1* - view changes September 8
Indian Lake July 1* - view changes September 8
Jenni & Kyle July 1* - view changes September 8
LaFollette July 1* - view changes September 8
Mendota July 1* - view changes September 8
Riley-Deppe July 1* - view changes September 8
Scheidegger Forest July 1* - view changes September 8
Stewart Lake July 1* - view changes September 8
Token Creek July 1* - view changes September 8
Viking July 1* - view changes September 8
William G. Lunney Lake Farm July 1* - view changes September 8

 

Boating Information

Lake access piers are generally installed by May 1st.

Name Date Open Date Closed
SaniPumps (Tenney Lock, Bridge Rd) May 19 October 19
Tenney Lock May 1 - purchase permit online unknown

 

Other Activities

Name Open Week of Date Closed
Disc Golf at Token Creek & Capital Springs** May 19 - purchase permit online November 2
Equestrian** May 1 - purchase permit onlineview trail conditions November 2
Mountain Biking** Open year-round - ride only when trails are open, view trail conditions
Schumacher Farm - Outside Facilities May 4 October 28
Silverwood - Outside Facilities May 4 October 28
** Disc golf and equestrian and mountain biking trails require a permit for users 16 years and older.

 

Additional Information Provided Due to COVID-19
Open Restrooms - all other Park restrooms are CLOSED

Name / Location Status
Anderson Farm - Portable Restroom Open
Babcock Boat Launch - Flush Restrooms Open
Badger Prairie Dog Park - Portable Restroom Open
Brigham Shelter #1 - Vault Restrooms Open
Capital Springs Disc Golf - Portable Restroom Open
Capital Springs Dog Park - Portable Restroom Open
CamRock Shelter #3 - Flush Restrooms Open
Festge Shelter #1 - Vault Restrooms Open
Fish Camp - Flush Restrooms Open
Goodland - Flush Restrooms Open
Indian Lake Dog Park - Portable Restroom Open
Indian Lake Parking Lot Trailhead - Vault Restrooms Open
LaFollette - Vault Restrooms Open
Lewis Nine Springs E-Way Parking Lot Trailhead - Vault Restrooms Open
Lower Yahara River Trail near W.G. Lunney Lake Farm Campground Restrooms - Portable Restroom Open
McCarthy - Vault Restrooms Open
Prairie Moraine - Portable Restroom Open
Salmo Pond - Vault Restroom Open
Token Creek Disc Golf - Portable Restroom Open
Token Creek Dog Park - Portable Restroom Open
Token Creek Group Camp - Flush Restrooms Open
William G. Lunney Lake Farm Boat Launch - Vault Restrooms Open
Viking - Vault Restrooms Open
Yahara Heights - Portable Restroom Open

 

Fish Cleaning Stations

Name / Location Status
Babcock - Fish Cleaning Station CLOSED
Fish Camp - Fish Cleaning Station CLOSED
William G. Lunney Lake Farm - Fish Cleaning Station CLOSED