Make time for play during your stay in Madison!

Madison is home to several parks that are perfect for hiking, biking, or simply observing the world around you! Hargan Matthews, John Paul, Lytle, and Riverfront Parks are all found throughout the Historic Downtown Madison area. At these sites, you’ll find everything from baseball fields to playgrounds!

Clifty Falls State Park features 70 foot gorges, seven plunging waterfalls, a nature center, picnic areas, swimming pools, RV and primitive campsites. Ten hiking trails from very rugged to easy will provide all the challenge the outdoor enthusiast is seeking.

Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge is a Globally Important Bird Area because of its value to migratory birds. Located just 5 miles north of Madison, portions of the refuge are open for wildlife observation, photography, fishing, hunting, interpretation and environmental education.

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Hargan Matthews Park

Hargan Matthews Park is the perfect place for play! This riverboat-inspired playground is designed to be inclusive and enjoyed by children of all ages [...]
101 E Vaughn Dr, Madison 47250

John Paul Park

John Paul Park is the oldest park in Madison. Named after our founder, John Paul Park's history dates back to the mid-1800s! In 1904, [...]
500 W. 3rd St., Madison 47250

Lytle Park

Lytle Park, named after former Madison Mayor Mark A. Lytle, is right in the heart of Historic Downtown Madison. This site is a popular [...]
West St, Madison 47250

Lamplighter Park

Lamplighter Park is located right along the banks of the Ohio River. With a quaint gazebo and several benches and swings, this is the [...]

Bicentennial Park

Bicentennial Park, located on the riverfront at 101 W. Vaughn Drive, is a popular venue for events throughout the year including Ribberfest, Roostertail and [...]
101 W. Vaughn Dr., Madison 47250

Fireman’s Park

Fireman's Park is a one-acre lot located right on the river. The picturesque riverfront location along with the shelter house and plentiful shady trees [...]
111 Jefferson St, Madison 47250

Kiwanis Park

Sitting on the corner of Vaughn Drive and Broadway Street, Kiwanis Park stands out with its bright stadium lights and large baseball diamond. Complete [...]
302 Vaughn Drive, Madison 47250

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