The activities below require a permit. These permits may be purchased online or by contacting the Dane County Parks Office at (608) 224-3730. To learn how to display each permit, visit the How to Display Permits webpage.
The following permits cannot be purchase online. Please contact the Dane County Parks Office at (608) 224-3730 to obtain one of these permits:
Geocaching no longer requires a Dane County Parks permit. For specific rules concerning requirements for use in Dane County Parks, please visit the Dane County Parks Geocache Information at the Wisconsin Geocaching Association website.
Snowshoeing does not require a permit and is allowed throughout Dane County Parks except on designated cross-county ski trails. On-leash dogs with permits are welcome to accompany snowshoers as long as they have a dog permit.