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Capital Springs

Wisconsin State Park System

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COVID-19 Update: 

A vehicle admission sticker is required to visit state park system properties. A state trail pass is required on certain trails. Stickers and trail passes can be purchased online or at individual properties.

Office buildings, visitor centers, observation towers, enclosed shelters and playgrounds remain closed. Some drive-up windows may be open for admission purchases. For more information, please see:

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.