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Brittingham Park
829 W. Washington Ave.

Hours: 4:00am - 10:00pm
Park Type: Community
Acres: 25.81
Restroom: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Shoreline On: Monona Bay

With its rocky shoreline hugging the banks of the Lake Monona Bay, Brittingham Park offers beautiful scenery to the central Madison area.  Its shoreline bicycle path presents park goers with the opportunity for a leisurely ride though the lengthy park, while the waterfront benches and picnic tables beckon for them to rest.  Additionally, shoreline fishing has become a popular attraction amongst park patrons, luring people of all ages to enjoy the beauty found within the park.  Furthermore, Brittingham Park comes complete with play equipment, tennis courts, volleyball courts, a reservable shelter, a historic boathouse, and bathroom facilities.  Even with of all of these amenities, this park still offers more than enough lush green grass for a game of football or frisbee, yet plenty of shade for the casual bookworm. 

Alcohol is not allowed in this park.
The restroom facilities are are locked, only available with reservation use.
3 hour parking at all times in the parking lots. MGO 8.18(2) and (5) and Section 1.08(3)(a)

This park features a memorial to blues guitarist, Luther Allison.

Camp Randall Rowing Club operates out of the Brittingham Boat House, 601 North Shore Drive. Be sure to check their website for details on youth rowing classes, clubs as well as adult programming.

Brittingham Boats operates boat rental, lessons, classes and concessions out of the beach house, 701 W. Brittingham Place.

Brittingham Park Playground

City of Madison Parks Planning staff would like to invite you to attend a public input meeting to discuss the replacement of the main playground – a follow up to conversations previously held at the November and January meetings.
Third Input Meeting:
Monday, April 20th at 7:30 PM
Bayview International Center for Education and the Arts
601 Bayview – 1st Floor Meeting Room
At this meeting, staff will present new concepts reflecting the discussions that have been held at the previous meetings.
If you have questions or comments but are unable to attend the meeting, please contact Kate Kane at (608) 261-9671 or

Park Playground Input Process

Brittingham Park Meeting Agenda

Brittingham Park Playground Locations
Brittingham Playgrounds – Playground boathouse
Brittingham Playgrounds – Playground main
Brittingham Playgrounds – Playground shelter

Brittingham Park Adjacent Playgrounds