Dane County Park System

Dane County Parks was created in 1935 when the county acquired Lake Park in Mt. Horeb and established Stewart Lake County Park. Today, the Dane County Parks System offers over 12,000 acres that connect people to the land, water and cultural resources of Dane County. The Parks System consists of 26 Recreation Parks, 16 Wildlife Areas, 14 Natural Resource Areas, 6 Historical/Cultural Sites, 2 Forests and parts of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail corridor. Explore the Dane County Parks System properties below.  

For classification definitions visit our Park System Classification webpage.  For overview maps, visit our Maps webpage.

Name Classification Maps
Anderson Farm County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Babcock County Park Recreation Park Park Map Campground Map
Badger Prairie County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Brigham County Park Recreation Park Park Map Campground Map
CamRock County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Capital City State Trail Trail Park Map
Capital Springs Recreation Area Recreation Park Park Map Park Map
Donald County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Festge County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Fish Camp County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Fish Lake County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Goodland County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Ice Age Trail Junction Area Natural Resource Area Park Map
Indian Lake County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Jenni & Kyle Preserve Recreation Park Park Map
LaFollette County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Lake Farm County Park Recreation Park Park Map Campground Map
Lake View Hill Park Historical/Cultural Site Park Map
Lewis Nine Springs E-Way Natural Resource Area Park Map
Lower Yahara River Trail Trail Park Map
Lussier County Park Recreation Park Park Map
McCarthy Youth & Conservation County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Mendota County Park Recreation Park Park Map Campground Map
Morton Forest Forest Park Map
Pheasant Branch Conservancy Natural Resource Area Park Map
Prairie Moraine County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Riley-Deppe County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Salmo Pond County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Scheidegger Forest Forest Park Map
Schumacher Farm Historical/Cultural Site Park Map
Silverwood County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Stewart Lake County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Token Creek County Park Recreation Park Park Map Campground Map
Viking County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Walking Iron County Park Recreation Park Park Map
Yahara Heights County Park Recreation Park Park Map