Vilas (Henry) Park
|Address:||1602 Vilas Park Dr.|
|Hours:||4:00am - 10:00pm|
|Shoreline On:||Lake Wingra|
One of Madison's oldest parks, Vilas curves along the northern shore of Lake Wingra, offering a sandy beach for summer swims, numerous fishing sites, including two accessible piers and winter ice skating on the lagoon and rinks with a seasonal warming shelter offering concessions and skate rentals. The park offers year-round recreation for all ages and is adjacent to the UW Arboretum and the Henry Vilas Zoo.
- 3-hour parking limit at all times in the parking lots. MGO 8.18(2) and (5) and Section 1.08(3)(a)?
- Bus Parking Prohibited Buses are prohibited from parking in single-vehicle stalls in Vilas Park. Bus drivers may drop passengers off at Vilas Park and then relocate to the rear parking lot at Bowman Park, 1775 Fish Hatchery Road.