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Peaceful retreat

Tenney Park located on Madison's near East side is a peaceful retreat on Lake Mendota. It's within... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Madison, Wisconsin
Tenney Park is a great park in Madison, WI

This is a favorite park in town since it has a great walking bridge with a beautiful reflection and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Tenney Park located on Madison's near East side is a peaceful retreat on Lake Mendota. It's within a quiet, clean and quaint older neighborhood where neighbors still raise their flags on front lawns and wave at strangers.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a favorite park in town since it has a great walking bridge with a beautiful reflection and a fantastic place to go ice skating in the winter.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paula W
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We enjoyed the art show and food here for a free event. It's also fun to watch the boats go through the locks from one lake to another.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MaryEllenBertkau
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Public park with lots of open areas, plenty of parking, a small beach that looked pretty clean & lots of pier space to watch boats, people or just vegg out. I bet this is a gorgeous place to be at sunset!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank U6401BXlisaa
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have loved Tenney for years. I've taken kids ice skating here and I've attended weddings here. The park is beautiful, spacious and has plenty for you to do.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Badger_State_of_Mind
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were in Madison for a celebration of life for a family member. Family selected Tenney Park. As a kid, I remember Tenney from skating on the lagoon and a rustic shelter house. How it has changed! Great off street parking. The shelter house is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Don3rdSE
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Tenney Park is the city's most romantic ice skating spot, followed closely by Vilas Park. Bring your skates to the warming house, leave your boots, and enjoy a beautiful winter afternoon. All it needs is Tchaikovsky playing on a sound system and it would be...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank soby1
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A beautiful little park with plenty of water. Excellent skating in the winter and good tennis courts in the summer. Great place to rent the building for family/work picnics.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Whynottodays
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Great park in the city. It has a beach, playground, picnic tables, a pond for ice skating in the winter. It also has a locks for boats to pass from Lakes Mendota to Monona. What's not to like? A park for everyone.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank sujocaha12
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This park, about 40 or 50 acres in area, with winding lagoons and classic stone bridges, offers areas for walking, picnicking, playing ball and, in the winter, a full ice skating opportunity, complete with a warming house and skate rentals. Historically, this land is said...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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