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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.

Park Rules

  • Alcohol-Free Parks

    Several parks prohibit alcohol and a few 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.

  • Dogs

    Leashed and licensed dogs are allowed in most Madison parks with a permit. A number of parks and areas within a park are designated as dog free, including conservation parks, near playgrounds and splash parks. See Dog Free Parks for more information.

  • Firearms

    Firearms or weapons are prohibited and subject to forfeiture or arrest.

  • Glass

    Glass is not allowed in any park.

  • Hours

    General parks are open 4am to 10pm. Conservation parks are open 4am to one hour after sunset.

  • Parking

    Driving or parking motorized vehicles is not allowed on the grass or near a shelter 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.