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Capital Springs

State Recreation Area

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Hours


Open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. year-round.

Directions


Get directions to the property.

Admission


A vehicle admission sticker is required.

Volunteer


See volunteering opportunities at the property.

Just minutes from downtown Madison, Capital Springs State Recreation Area and Dane County's Lake Farm Park, offer many recreation opportunities, including camping, hiking and skiing trails, picnicking, fishing and a boat launch on Lake Waubesa. The Capital City State Trail connects Capital Springs and Lake Farm Park to the city of Madison.