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Canoe & Kayak Storage

Canoe & Kayak Storage

Watercraft Storage Spaces 

Explore Madison's beautiful lakes, rivers, and creeks by paddle and store your canoe, kayak or paddleboard on the shores of your favorite park. All storage racks are outdoors and uncovered. The annual storage period begins each year on April 1 and ends on March 31 of the following year.
How to Reserve:
  • You may be placed on our waitlist at no charge by calling (608) 266-4711 or EMAIL. Please include your name, phone number, email address, and any order of preferences on storage location.
  • Current users will be able to renew their watercraft storage beginning in late winter/early spring each year and must renew by April 1.
  • As spaces become available, those on the waitlist will be contacted after April 1 and given the opportunity to reserve a space.  
2022 Storage costs (tax included):
$110 Madison Resident
$200 Non-Resident

Watercraft storage rules include:
  • Watercraft must not exceed 100 pounds, 18' length, 42" width or 24" height.
  • Storage is for permitted watercraft only. No personal property.
  • Watercraft must be secured to the boat storage rack. The owner accepts all liability for theft or damage to their property.
  • Parks Staff reserves the right to cut any lock and remove any watercraft, under any condition it deems necessary for the function of the boat storage program.
  • See agreement for complete rules.
If you believe your watercraft has been stolen or removed by Parks staffCall a Park Ranger to report at (608) 235-0448.

Additional storage may be available at the following: