The $30 annual permit is good at Madison off-leash dog parks, in five Dane County parks, and the Middleton and Sun Prairie pet exercise areas.
Badger Prairie County Park
Large off-leash area; puppy area.
East of Verona at Hwy. PB and Hwy. 18/151
Tiny area for urban pooches.
401 W. Shore Dr., 53715
Capital Springs Recreation Area
Dane County Parks facility at Lake Farm County Park.
3398 Lake Farm Rd., 53711
Smaller park area.
Packers Ave. at Commercial Ave.
Located northwest of Middleton. Fine paths and a small lake in this scenic area near the Ice Age Trail.
Hwy. 19 near Hwy. K
Lake Farm County Park
Take South Towne Drive south to Lake Farm Road.
Part of Washington Manor Park.
702 N. McCormick Ave. (at Commercial Ave.)
Middleton Pet Exercise Area
North of Middleton on Hwy. Q, south of Hwy. K.
Often dubbed "The Verona Dog Park," this is by far the areas's busiest canine playground. Southwest of Madison.
2 miles south of 18/151 on Hwy. PB
Near the Coliseum.
204 Bram St., 53713
Sun Prairie Pet Exercise Area
South of Sheehan Park on S. Bird Street, over the railroad tracks.
Near East Towne. Puppy area. For the humans, a decent view of the city.
4517 Sycamore Ave., 53704
Off-leash area, puppy area.
On Hwy. 51 just north of I 90/94
Puppy area, dog beach on the Warner lagoon. Some perennially muddy areas in the reeds.
Sheridan Drive at Woodward
Swimming area with special dog dock.
Hwy. 113 at Hwy. M, with access via River Road