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Elver Park

1301 Gammon Rd., Madison, WI 53719
+1 608-266-4711
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x-country skiing

There is a remote and great trail out to the left past the parking lot. I was there once for... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
All sports, all year

Ice-skating and sledding? Basketball and tennis? Softball and running? Yes to all. If you have... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Favorite place for residents and visitors to play in the winter with open skating, hockey, sledding, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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1301 Gammon Rd., Madison, WI 53719
+1 608-266-4711
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

There is a remote and great trail out to the left past the parking lot. I was there once for fireworks on the 4th and some guy got his head blown off. Screams. Shock. Horror. The boy scouts got their act together for crowd control....More

Thank billfeeny
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Ice-skating and sledding? Basketball and tennis? Softball and running? Yes to all. If you have small kids there is less to do in summer unless you want to "climb the mountain" which is the large sledding hill. If you like sports bring your tennis and...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Played two rounds here during Worlds in 2016. It was a well-kept course. Watch out for that poisonous yellow parnsip stuff if you go off the fairway. Looks like a popular park for non-disc golfers too. Saw several people running up the hill for "fun"....More

Thank John B
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We had so much fun sledding down this free attraction and warmed up in the warming house too. The facilities were great. Ice skating, hockey and cross country skiing looked fun too!

Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 31 March 2016

No better place in madison to go sledding. Watch out for oncoming sleds though, I've seen some amazing wipeots...literally head over heels!

Thank Homeschooling
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This city park satisfies virtually every purpose for going to a park. It is not one of those nice flat parks. It has easy walking, running, biking and skiing terrain, but it also has significant hills and wooded areas. This is an A+ park.

Thank JoeM614W
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We came to Madison to do some skiing and skating. The skiing at Elver Park is definitely geared toward the skating style of skiing. Unfortunately, we were doing traditional cross country skiing. The trails were in very poor condition. A total waste of $14.00. Very...More

Thank Go_to_AZ
Reviewed 28 December 2013

I grew up on the Southwest side of Madison so I watched Elver Park take shape starting in the late 1970s and have spent a lot of time there over the years. When I return to Madison for a family visit, I almost always include...More

3  Thank kwa829
Reviewed 20 May 2013 via mobile

It's a nice park. My kids favorite park to sled in the winter, it gets really crowded during that season. It's beautiful to just walk thru on a summer day. It has a huge disc golf area that my son loves. As far as playground...More

1  Thank Blmor78
Reviewed 5 March 2013

I rented skis here for $9 and spent a few hours on the trails. I had a great time. The other skiers were of all ages and skill levels. I am a beginner and stayed on the easier trails. There is also a sledding hill...More

1  Thank PaperTiger67
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