Dane County Parks

Prairie Moraine County Park CLOSURE on Friday, 12/21

Dane County Parks will be hosting a volunteer workday on Friday, December 21, 2018 from 9 am - 2 pm at the Prairie Moraine Dog Exercise area. The plan is to remove invasive species to promote a healthy oak woodland.  During this time the park will be CLOSED to park visitors.  Volunteers are invited to join and participate in the workday!   Visit our Event webpage for more information and to sign up.

2019 Park Permits

2019 Park Permits are now available for sale via our online store -- these make great holiday gifts!


Located in south-central Wisconsin, Dane County Parks offers a variety of recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast.  Natural environments are venues for quiet getaways as well as unique locations for your special event.  Dane County Parks is dedicated to making your experience enjoyable and takes an active role to enhance and preserve the county’s finest natural resources.

Dane County Parks welcomes 2.5 million visitors annually and manages
over 12,000 acres of land including:
Donations, Memorials and Planned Giving:

Your tax-deductible donation will help us continue to maintain and improve the Dane County Park System. A variety of donation and memorial options are available.