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B.B. Clarke Beach Park

B.B. Clarke Beach Park
Address: 835 Spaight St.
Hours: 4:00am - 10:00pm
Park Type: Mini
Acres: 1.73
Restroom: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Shoreline On: Lake Monona

Park Details

B.B Clarke Beach serves Madison's isthmus residents as a small beach on Lake Monona, perfect for relaxing on a summer's day.

Bascom Byron Clarke was a prominent Madison resident from his arrival in 1890 until his unexpected death in 1929. More information: Wisconsin Historical Society

Alcohol is prohibited in this park.  For more information, see the Madison General Ordinance 8.24. In order to have alcohol in this park, you must have an alcohol permit, which may be obtained through the Parks Administrative Office.


Park Highlights

winter at bb clarke

"Beautiful Madison, for all thou hast been to me, I love thee as I love no other place on earth. May you grow to be the greatest in all things as you have grown to be the greatest in many things!" ~ B. B. Clarke, 1902 (Madison, Past and Present)

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