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Vilas Beach

Vilas Beach
Address: 1501 Vilas Park Dr.
Park: Vilas (Henry) Park
Public Health Water Testing: Closed
Shoreline On: Lake Wingra
Restroom: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Parking: Parking Lot
Amenities: Picnic Tables

Beach Details

Restrooms at beach locations are open only when a lifeguard is on duty.


Safety Information

  • Swim Ropes: Yes
  • Lifeguard: Yes
  • Lifeguard Schedule: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 11:00am - 7:00pm, 05/27/2023 - 05/29/2023
Public Health Madison & Dane County

The beach is closed for swimming due to elevated levels of bacteria tested on 5/30/2023. The beach will reopen when bacteria levels are acceptable. Please note: Swimmer's Itch has been reported at this beach. To avoid a rash, shower and towel off briskly immediately after swimming

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