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Hudson Park

Hudson Park
Address: 2919 Lakeland Ave.
Hours: 4:00am - 10:00pm
Park Type: Mini
Acres: 4.75
Restroom: No
Drinking Water: No
Shoreline On: Lake Monona

Park Details

Hudson Park, located at 2919 Lakeland Avenue, stretches along the shores of Lake Monona, and is complete with 4.75 acres of lake views, ancient mounds, and a bronze memorial dedicated to the Ho-Chunk nation. A Native American artist from the Ho-Chunk nation named Harry Whitehorse sculpted a memorial honoring his ancestors and placed in the park in 1991. The sculpture was created from the trunk of a hackberry tree struck by lightning, and contains carvings of a wolf, bear, cub, lynx, thunderbird, eagle, and a Ho Chunk warrior. The sculpture also overlooks the burial mounds. The statue was cast in bronze in 2009.


Burial Mound Policy 
Created with assistance from the Wisconsin Historical Society and the Ho-Chunk Nation, and approved by the Board of Park Commissioners in October 2019, the policy provides guidelines and procedures for managing burial mounds located in Madison Parks. Burial mound locations are also included in the policy.

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