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Parks and nature in Madison

Top parks

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“Hoyt Park is the neighborhood park. They have fire pits, grills, hiking trails. You can do a nice 1.5 mile loop through the park from where you are staying and back. Marshall gives it 4 paws of approval!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Rental boats on a non-motor lake! canoe, kayak, stand-up paddle board, etc.”
  • 6 locals recommend
University
“Just a couple blocks from the beautiful lakeshore walk to the University's Memorial Union, Alumni Park, campus and the preserve ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“2-3 minute drive (or 10 minute walk) from us. Restored prairie, many trails. Usually you will see wild turkeys.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Nice little park on the shore of Lake Mendota. Play equipment for children, and a few short walking paths.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends

Playgrounds

Playground
“If you're traveling with kids, Westmorland park is the closest playground. There are also Tennis courts, and in the winter two ice rinks (no skate rentals onsite though).”
  • 1 local recommends
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