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Dane County Parks

Park Projects

The Park Projects webpage provides information on active, in-progress, major construction, restoration and development projects in the Dane County Park System including the creation of new trails, dog parks, shelters etc. Project details are linked below and locations are displayed on the map. Check back often to stay up-to-date on what’s happening at your county parks.

1
Anderson Farm County Park - Dog Park

Development of a new 40-acre dog park and a paved shared-use trail at Anderson Farm County Park.

2
Badger Mill Creek Stream Restoration

Badger Mill Creek stream restoration and reconnection to floodplain.

3
Capital City State Trail - Pavement Restoration

Multi-year trail restoration to improve surfacing, safety, drainage, and wayfinding.

4
Fish Camp Kayak Launch - Accessible Fishing & Boating Improvements

Installation of a new accessible kayak launch.

5
Glacial Drumlin to Capital City Connector Trail

Development of segment of the Glacial Drumlin State Trail from I-90 bridge in Madison to the existing Glacial Drumlin Trail Trailhead in the Village of Cottage Grove.

6
Indian Lake County Park - Oak Savanna Restoration

Removing invasive species and restoring Oak Savanna habitat

7
Lower Yahara River Trail - Trail Development Phase 2

Development of Phase 2 of the trail from Fish Camp County Park to Lake Kegonsa State Park and Williams Drive.

8
Mendota County Park - Accessible Fishing & Boating Improvements

Upgrades to retaining wall and seawall and implementing the second phase of pathway improvements along the lagoon.

9
Mud Lake Wildlife Area - Oak Savanna Restoration

Project to removing invasives and other species to help restore oak savanna habitat.

10
Pheasant Branch Conservancy - Restoration

Project to improve water quality, wildlife habitat and outdoor recreation in the Pheasant Branch Conservancy.

11
Prairie Moraine County Park Restoration

Removing invasive species and restoring the park to historical natural resource communities

12
Scheidegger Forest - Oak Savanna and Woodland Restoration

Project to removing invasives and other species to help restore oak savanna and woodland habitat.

13
Silverwood County Park - Oak Savanna and Woodland Restoration

Project to removing invasives and other species to help restore oak savanna and woodland habitat.

14
Token Creek County Park - Boardwalk Replacement

Replacement of the wetland viewing boardwalk at Token Creek County Park

15
W.G. Lunney Lake Farm County Park - Solar Initiatives

New solar panels, open air shelters and car charging stations.