James Madison Park Shelter

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Amenity Details
Address: 614 E. Gorham St
Park: James Madison Park
Capacity: 60
Restrooms: In shelter
Water:Available in shelter
Kitchenette: No
Parking: Street parking
Seating Included: Yes
P.A. (Amplified Sound) Permit Allowed: Yes - Six (6) hour permit to end by 9 p.m.
Alcohol Charge: Yes - This is an alcohol-free park, alcohol permit is required.

Shelter Details

Discover the incredible views of Lake Mendota at the James Madison Park Shelter.  Perfect location for your family reunions, student group or birthday party. 
The shelter is easily accessible from downtown or campus bike routes.  Street parking only.

No firearms or weapons are permitted on this property. Violators are considered trespassers and subject to forfeiture or arrest.

Shelter Fees

  • Weekends (Fri-Sun) & Holidays 10am - 10pm: $175.00
  • Weekends (Fri-Sun) & Holidays 10am - 3pm or 4pm - 10pm: $125.00
  • Weekdays (Mon-Thurs) 10am - 10pm: $100.00
  • Weekdays (Mon-Thurs) 10am - 3pm or 4pm - 10pm: $75.00
  • Alcohol Charge: $50.00
  • Damage Deposit (refundable): $75.00
  • Key Deposit (per key, refundable): $50.00

Please note:

Prices do not include tax.

James Madison Park Shelter