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We were in Madison to watch the Half Ironman. This park was a great host location. The beach is... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
AndyB5542
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Great views!

Parked in the north lot - still not sure I understand the parking restrictions there, but did not... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
bdimz
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We were in Madison to watch the Half Ironman. This park was a great host location. The beach is awesome and has great views of the lake.

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Parked in the north lot - still not sure I understand the parking restrictions there, but did not get a ticket. Great starting point for a bike trip through Madison. Bathrooms available.

Thank bdimz
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Olin Park with family to take pictures. It offered great skyline views and simple background shots. The park seemed like a great place to get away that isn’t far from Madison.

Thank Ingrid W
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Peaceful trails, lovely vistas, and lots of nature to enjoy here with proximity to nice accommodations and points of interest.

Thank ididntmeantobotheryu
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great location for a stroll and to take in the views of the City across the lake. Plenty of parking if required and if you feel up to it you can walk from your hotel (Holiday Inn Express)

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A very nice walk from where we were staying with a beautiful view of the lake and the skyline of Madison.

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Area businesses provide a lighted holiday-themed displays set in the Olin Park. You can drive through any time from dusk until dawn to enjoy this magical light show for free - though a donation is suggested.

Thank DCNative2010
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This park has a boat launch with several piers. There is an incredible view of the Madison skyline across the lake. Many bike and walking paths.

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We went here on a beautiful Sunday morning for an outside wedding. Scenic views from Downtown Madison was the backdrop for the bride and groom's ceremony. Afterwards, guest were shown to the rustic barn for the reception. It is something seen in magazines and was...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great view of the downtown of Madison with the State Capitol and Monona Terrace standing out from the rest of the building behind the lake on the horizon. And it only takes 10 minutes by bicycle from here to get to the center. Bicycle trail...More

Thank Anna G
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