Winter Fun in Madison Parks

Group of people ice skating on a sunny winter day at Tenney Park in Madison, Wisconsin.

The fun in Madison Parks continues all winter season. We offer indoor and outdoor activities, snow required or snow optional activities and much more! New this year - snow mini golf at Tenney Park! We're also returning winter disc golf at Yahara Hills and indoor golf simulators inside the Odana Hills clubhouse. Because most winter activities are weather dependent please see the individual activity pages or call for the latest information.

Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017
    4:30pm to 8:00pm

    Candlelit Snowshoe Hike at Aldo Leopold Nature Center & Edna Taylor

    In partnership, Madison Parks, Monona Parks & Recreation and the Aldo Leopold Center present this candlelight snowshoe event! Hundreds of softly glowing lights illuminate the trails through the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Edna Taylor Conservancy, and Woodland Park. Snowshoe or hike and enjoy a roaring bonfire outside and activities inside the beautiful Aldo Leopold Nature Center. Event … Read more

  • Saturday, January 27, 2018
    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Candlelight Walk at Cherokee Marsh

    Tour the marsh by candlelight, then warm up with a free hot beverage by the fire. We'll have three lighted loops so arive anytime and go at your own pace. This event will take place with or without snow cover. Bring your own snowshoes or wear appropriate boots. Sponsored by the Friends of Cherokee Marsh and Madison Parks.   Read more

  • Sunday, February 4, 2018
    10:00am to 11:30am

    Learn to Cross-Country Ski

    Madison Parks and Madison Winter Fest are partnering for a this FREE* cross-country skiing workshop. Learn the basics of cross-country skiing with a ski instructor. Experienced skiers from Madison Nordic Ski Club will teach and demonstrate all the basic skiing skills needed for beginners and novice skiers to get started in the sport. This class is recommended for ages 13 and up. After … Read more