The following list contains the names of parks in Dane County that have reservable facilities.  Select a name from the list to learn more about that park and see the weekly availability of sites.  Additional information about the parks including images and features can be found on the Dane County Parks site.

Park Selection

Mendota County Park

Mendota County Park is located off County Rd M near the intersection of County Rds Q and M in the Town of Westport, a few miles southwest of Governor Nelson State Park. The park has a 30-unit campground and a 5-unit boat camping area. Each campsite has a 30-amp electrical hook-up. Please note an extension cord may be needed to connect some recreational vehicles to the electric pedestal.

Camping amenities include bathroom and shower facilities and a dump station. The park also offers two shelter facilities, unsupervised swimming area with an accessible swimming ramp, volleyball courts, play equipment and a shallow launch for small boats, kayaks and canoes. For information about the water quality at the beach, please visit the Lake Mendota County Park Beach website from Public Health Madison and Dane County.

The beach is part of the Clean Beach Treatment System project.

Sites Availability


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Boat Camp Site #1OpenOpenOpenOpenOpenOpenOpen
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Boat Camp Site #5OpenOpenOpenOpenOpenOpenOpen

No walk-in self-registration permitted for campsites.  All campsites must be reserved online anytime or by calling (608) 224-3730 Monday-Friday 7:45-4:30 pm Central Standard Time

*Shelter available for walk-in use only on a first-come first-served basis; reserving a shelter is not possible, as this must be made a minimum of 2 days before the first day of reservation