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Tenney Park

Madison, WI
+1 608-266-4711
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Great for a variety of activities!

I have loved Tenney for years. I've taken kids ice skating here and I've attended weddings here... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Perfect Park for Fall Get Together

We were in Madison for a celebration of life for a family member. Family selected Tenney Park. As a... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Don M
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“ice skating” (13 reviews)
“warming house” (5 reviews)
“shelter house” (3 reviews)
Madison, WI
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have loved Tenney for years. I've taken kids ice skating here and I've attended weddings here. The park is beautiful, spacious and has plenty for you to do.

Thank Badger_State_of_Mind
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were in Madison for a celebration of life for a family member. Family selected Tenney Park. As a kid, I remember Tenney from skating on the lagoon and a rustic shelter house. How it has changed! Great off street parking. The shelter house is...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Tenney Park is the city's most romantic ice skating spot, followed closely by Vilas Park. Bring your skates to the warming house, leave your boots, and enjoy a beautiful winter afternoon. All it needs is Tchaikovsky playing on a sound system and it would be...More

Thank soby1
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A beautiful little park with plenty of water. Excellent skating in the winter and good tennis courts in the summer. Great place to rent the building for family/work picnics.

Thank Whynottodays
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Great park in the city. It has a beach, playground, picnic tables, a pond for ice skating in the winter. It also has a locks for boats to pass from Lakes Mendota to Monona. What's not to like? A park for everyone.

Thank sujocaha12
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This park, about 40 or 50 acres in area, with winding lagoons and classic stone bridges, offers areas for walking, picnicking, playing ball and, in the winter, a full ice skating opportunity, complete with a warming house and skate rentals. Historically, this land is said...More

1  Thank DJKTraveler
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We enjoy going to Tenney Park for the ice skating in the winter. They have a warming house for renting skates and...warming. But we bring our own skates. Parking can be tough on good winter days. Great opportunities for skating pics. The kids have fun...More

Thank Nikki V
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of water sports readily available. The lake is big enough for lots of water sports. Wind sailing and kite sailer were both prevalent. There is lots of green space for seating, picnics, frisbee, etc. There is a small beach for swimming and lots of...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

In winter, Tenney Park is hands-down the best place to go ice-skating, whether for a family outing, a romantic date, or pickup hockey with pals. The winding lagoons and pretty arching bridges provide natural divisions for different kinds of skating and hockey and are complemented...More

Thank WiscoLakeGirl
Reviewed 28 June 2016

peaceful,beautiful viewing of lake.fishing allowed . nice beach. boats go through locks Nice Place to visit!!!

Thank johnbI3489UO
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