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Dane County Parks

Permit Rules

All annual permits are valid from January 1st through December 31st with the exception of Lake Access, which is valid from January 1st through March 31st of the following year. Replacement permits are available at a lower fee for lost annual permits. Lost State Trails permits must be replaced at full price.

Written permits from the Dane County Parks office are required for:

  1. Public meetings, assemblies, tournaments & entertainment
  2. Exclusive use of facilities (shelters)
  3. Selling or offering anything for sale in the park
  4. Landing aircraft or dropping any objects from the air
  5. Mooring a boat for more than two days
  6. Possessing or drinking alcoholic beverages
  7. Camping
  8. Use of designated year round Lake Access sites at selected parks
  9. Passage through Tenney Lock
  10. After-hours use of the parks
  11. Use of the Disc Golf courses
  12. The use of amplification devices
  13. Having a dog in any park
  14. Use of bike, horse, and ski trails in County parks
  15. Any special event

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