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Tenney Park

Madison, WI
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Ranked #22 of 52 Attractions in Madison
Type: Parks
Activities: Ice skating
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Richland Center, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We drive by here every time we go to the East side, but never knew this little gem had such a great place open to the public! We stopped on a whim, and we are so happy we did. There is a nice small park for children, swimming area, walking trails, and a lovely pier. Just in the short time... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Our next-door park. Brand new walking/biking paths, with a playground and wide fields. We see a wonderful cross-section of Madisonians whenever we go through: people fishing, biking, playing tennis, hanging out with kids, playing soccer, and even (once) snorkelers in the lake by the pier.

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Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

What a cute park. It seems like a small park but once you are on the trails it is a nice walk. Cute bridges. We brought bread to feed the ducks on the river. You can cross the street and walk to the lake if you want or ride on the trail that goes over there. Quite a few people... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

A friend took us rock balancing here-there are often wonderful sculptures about that seem to defy the laws of physics. Also, there are many lovely trees to climb and interesting rocks and a lovely view of the lake. I like.

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I would highly recommend Tenney Park for the ice skating and their cozy warming house in the winter time. They also have skate rentals. In the summer time its a good location to go and see the fireworks.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

If you are visiting Madison in the summer this park is pretty and the locks are something to see. If you are visiting in the winter it is a great place to ice skate and there are hockey boards up in part of it. Beautiful park new shelter!

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

We used to live not too far from Tenney Park and loved to be outdoors there especially when boats are out or the ponds are frozen.

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Madison hosts several great parks and this is no exception. Great views. Walk out on the rocks and in summertime, catch boats transferring lakes in the locks. You might also catch people fishing by the locks. Look closely in the churning water and you will see some enormous fish.

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Madison, WI, USA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Easy lake access. Watch the ducks and boats in the shade. All weather park with ice skating in the winter.

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Love Tenney.Great beach to go swimming.Or watch the boats go through the locks.Great playground area.In the winter if the ice is frozen the ice skating is fun.

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