Welcome to Dane County Parks

Both Babcock and Mendota Campgrounds are Temporarily CLOSED Due to Standing Water

Babcock will open for camping today (including walk-ins) on Friday, May 25th at 3:00 pm.

Mendota is temporarily CLOSED.

Please contact the Parks Office at 608-224-3730 for updated conditions.
The following county campgrounds are available for use:  Brigham, Lake Farm and Token Creek.

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.