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Madison Parks. Something for everyone!
Madison Parks are for all seasons. No matter the time of year, there is always something to enjoy in Madison Parks. Whether it is a softball game, a round of golf, an outdoor concert, a dip in the pool, a family reunion, an afternoon of ice skating or a quiet hike - Madison Parks has something for everyone. Get out & about in Madison Parks and find your favorite.
Several Madison Parks prohibit alcohol and a number prohibit alcohol unless a permit is obtained in advance such as: Brittingham Park, Demetral Park, James Madison Park, Lake Edge Park, Olbrich Park, Reynolds Park and Tenney Park. See Madison General Ordinance 8.24 for a full list of parks and details and MGO 8.40 for conservation park preservation rules.
Leashed and licensed dogs are allowed in most Madison parks with a permit. A number of parks are designated as dog free, in addition to specific locations such as conservation parks, near playgrounds and splash parks among other areas. See Dog Free Parks for more information.
Glass is not allowed in any park.
Driving or parking motorized vehicles is not allowed on the grass and is subject to a citation.
Trash & Recycling
Leave no trace. Put trash in its place. Use trash and recycle receptacles where provided. In those that do not, please take home all recyclables and trash, including dog waste.