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Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

McCarthy Youth & Conservation Park - Timber Shelter, Parking, Playground

Property: McCarthy Youth & Conservation County Park
Project Status: Active or In Progress
Project Schedule: Spring/Fall 2022, Construction; Summer 2023, Completion

Dane County Parks is developing a new timber frame shelter, paved parking lot area with storm water treatment facilities, accessible playground and drinking fountain. This project is identified in the McCarthy Youth and Conservation Park Master Plan, adopted in 2015, and was a recommendation in the 2018-2023 Dane County Parks & Open Space Plan.

The shelter, drinking fountain and playground will be located adjacent to the existing rest room facility.

Plans & Documents


Chris James, Senior Landscape Architect
Dane County Parks Division
5201 Fen Oak Drive
Madison, WI 53718  
(608) 235-2252