Dane County is currently in Phase 2 of a structured re-opening, with many businesses operating at 25 to 50 percent capacity. Please check with individual businesses before visiting.

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Aerial shot of park and downtown Madison

Photo by Amadou Kromah

James Madison Park

Get some fresh air and keep a safe distance at any of Madison's 260 parks.

Green Spaces

Two hundred sixty parks to stretch your legs. Why not try them all? Open fields to let the kids run wild. Disc golf. Pickleball. Frisbee. Golf courses. Picnics and sunset-watching. All this space to explore and enjoy. And best of all, it’s free.

All Madison Parks are open with some adjustments and closures in place, in accordance with the Forward Dane plan. Review the most recent updates.

Find a green space or park

We know picking from 260 parks is a little overwhelming. Narrow down your options by using the search below and selecting the amenities and locations you're interested in.

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