Bernie's Beach

Bernie's Beach
Address: 901 Gilson St.
Park: Bernie's Beach Park
Public Health Testing: Closed
Shoreline On: Monona Bay
Restroom: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Parking: Street Parking
Amenities: Picnic Tables

Beach Details

Small neighborhood beach near Franklin Elementary School. Great views of downtown. A weed and algae 'boom' will be installed at this beach to help keep the water clean and clear for swimming.

Safety Information

  • Swim Ropes: Yes
  • Lifeguard: Yes (not on duty today)
  • Lifeguard Schedule: 06/10/2017 - 09/03/2017, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
  • NOTICE: Lifeguard is off duty today due to beach closure.
Public Health Madison & Dane County

The beach is closed for swimming due to elevated levels of bacteria. The beach will reopen when bacteria and algae levels decline.

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