Free Fun Weekend in Madison Parks


Enjoy permit-free days in Madison's parks, Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, 2023. No permit is required to try out a disc golf course, bring your dog to a park or access the lakes.

A daily or annual permit is typically required to play a City of Madison disc golf course. No permit required to play June 3 and 4 at the following:

  • Elver Park, 1250 McKenna Blvd.
  • Hiestand, 4302 Milwaukee St.
For more information, see Disc Golf Courses

A Dog Permit is typically required for any dog visiting a park – on-leash where allowed or an off-leash park. No permit is required on June 3 and 4 for the following:
  • Demetral, 2297 Commercial Ave.
  • North Star, 439 Milky Way
  • McCormick, 702 N. McCormick Ave.
  • Odana School, 678 S. Segoe Rd.
  • Quann, 1802 Quann-Olin Pkwy.
  • Sycamore, 4517 Sycamore Ave.
  • Walnut Grove, 202 N. Westfield Rd.
  • Warner, 2301 Sheridan Dr.
For more information, see Off-Leash Dog Parks

A daily or annual Lake Access Permit is typically required for the use of designated boat launches. No permit is required on June 3 or 4 for the following:
  • Law, 410 S. Blair St.
  • Olbrich, 3401 Atwood Ave. (Note: The launch is open during Atwood Ave. construction)
  • Olin, 1156 Olin-Turville Ct.  
  • Marshall, 2101 Allen Blvd.
  • Spring Harbor, 5218 Lake Mendota Dr.
  • Tenney, 1601 Sherman Ave.
  • Warner, 1201 Woodward Dr.  
For more information, see Boat Launch Parks
Make the most of this weekend, and enjoy MADISON PARKS, with no permit required.
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