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Address: Madison, WI
Phone Number: 6082664711
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Picturesque park for winter or summer visits

In winter, Tenney Park is hands-down the best place to go ice-skating, whether for a family outing, a romantic date, or pickup hockey with pals. The winding lagoons and pretty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
WiscoLakeGirl
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In winter, Tenney Park is hands-down the best place to go ice-skating, whether for a family outing, a romantic date, or pickup hockey with pals. The winding lagoons and pretty arching bridges provide natural divisions for different kinds of skating and hockey and are complemented by a recently modernized warming house with skate rentals and concessions. Ducks congregate in the... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

peaceful,beautiful viewing of lake.fishing allowed . nice beach. boats go through locks Nice Place to visit!!!

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Carol Stream, Illinois
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Went to the park to enjoy the afternoon just relaxing. Park benches very near the shore, with a great view.

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

What's better then a free beach on a sunny day. Nice beach house with showers, beach area has nice sandy play area, swimming area is also nice and sandy. Lifeguards on duty keeping everyone safe. Bike path runs along beach area, sand volleyball, playground, shade areas to get a break from the sun, and boats can anchor outside swimming area.... More 

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Rhinelander,WI
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173 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Beautiful green space on the east side of Madison. It's a great spot to watch the sunset, picnic, or relax in the shade.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Have visited Tenney Park for the past 20 years....the shelter house has been remodeled and is much cleaner and nicer now. We go to the lagoon there ice skating in the winter and the park in the summer.

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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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45 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Good small park and beach, the sand on the beach seems to be mixed with dirt. Don't know when the sand was last groomed? Beach as small as a front yard, bout 60 ft across. One plus is that it does have a lifeguard. Looks like the water gets to about 4 ft deep. Around the corner is the dam... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This is a great park to come and view the sunset. There is a beach, which is nice for kids. The pier is cool to view the lake from and the ice skating area in the winter seems to be very popular as it is usually packed. Very safe, kid friendly park.

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1 Thank g1ng3r_girl
Madison, Wisconsin
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67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This is one of Madison's best neighborhood parks, on the East Side of town. Diverse and eclectic park-goers, young and old, enjoying the water (Yahara River), greenery, playground, bridge and other features. Lovely place to hand out or take a walk.

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Thank Moyshekapoyer
Madison, Wisconsin
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75 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Tenney gives one and up close and personal view of L. Mendota. This is best park in Madison b/c it contains a breakwater with that juts out into L. Menota. The breakwater contains many benches to relax and view the Lake. Across the street is more of Tenney Park which contains a paved walkway, playground and basketball courts. The best... More 

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