Explore Outdoor Madison
Greater Madison is an outdoor lover's paradise. Green space and trails. Five glistening lakes. And over 260 parks perfect for picnicking. Whether you're a resident looking to try a new-to-you park or trail, or a visitor eager to spend some time outdoors, you'll find ample space to explore and unwind safely. Plus, urban amenities including hotels, boutiques and award-winning restaurants are within an arm's reach.
Build your own adventure
Find a park, path, lake or picturesque picnic spot (and meal!) for your outdoor adventure.
These are the Madison-area must-dos. Bike our favorite paths, explore our favorite local hikes. Take in the best views.