Discover Water-related Recreation


There are many outdoor recreation opportunities that allow you to enjoy Dane County's amazing water resources. According to a recent report, water recreation adds about $40 million to the Dane County economy. Not only does water recreation boost our local economy, but it also helps foster a sense of place and stewardship actions to protect the resources that we enjoy.

There are a number of activities on or near the water that can help you start to explore our waters. Below is a small selection of recreation opportunities.  Click on an activity below to find out more.