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Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

Paddle in the Parks

Event Dates

  • Thursday, 08/03/2023 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Event Description

Enjoy an evening paddle on Dane County waterways.

This event is free if you bring your own boat. We have four canoes available to rent for $20 each. Each canoe can hold up to two adults (paddling) and 1-2 children if seated. A PFD must be worn at all times while out on the water. Rental boats will include PFDs.

𝗗𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘀:
The route is about 3.8 miles long. This paddle is more advanced than previous events, so paddling experience on moving water preferred.

5:00-5:15 - Boat drop off at Olson Road Bridge (GPS 43.156186, -89.776394 )
5:15-5:45 - Park vehicles at Lion's Park in Mazomanie (GPS 43.179047, -89.804631). Dane County Parks van will shuttle you back to your boats at the Olson Road bridge.
5:45 - Remarks/Safety Talk
5:45-8:00 - Paddle the creek from Olson Road to Lion's Park in Mazomanie

 

𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻:
If you are bringing your own boat, you do not need to register in advance. If you would like to rent a boat from us, please register and pay online. Registration is required in advance to rent canoes.

Event Website

Location

Black Earth Creek

Boat drop off at: Olson Road Bridge, 10292 Olson Rd, Mazomanie, WI 53560

Shuttle to: Lion’s Park - 14 Walter Rd, Mazomanie, WI 53560

Contact

heritagecenter@countyofdane.com - (608) 224-3604

Categories: Health & Fitness, Kids & Family, Parks