Edna Taylor Conservation Park
|Address:||802 Femrite Dr.|
|Hours:||4:00am - dusk|
A glacial drumlin rising above a broad ribbon of marsh forms the backbone of this southeast Madison Park. On-going projects are oak savanna and wetland restorations. Nearby Glendale School and Aldo Leopold Nature Center use the park extensively for environmental education.
Celebrate 50 years of conservation parks in Madison, view the Edna Taylor Conservation Park video.
Help us identify plant species found at Edna Taylor Conservation Park. We welcome your help in verifying and updating this list. Feel free to send us any notes or information you may have about the plant community at Edna Taylor, including the dates you observe the different species to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Features 1.4 miles of trails and a boardwalk.
Park HighlightsBird & Nature Adventures: Explore this park with a FREE, guided nature walk offered monthly.
Friends of Edna Taylor Conservation Park
Land ManagementBurial Mound Policy
Created with assistance from the Wisconsin Historical Society and the Ho-Chunk Nation, and approved by the Board of Park Commissioners in October 2019, the policy provides guidelines and procedures for managing burial mounds located in Madison Parks. Burial mound locations are also included in the policy.
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Conservation Park Rules
Conservation Parks are uniquely managed to further protect native species and wildlife. The preservation of conservation parks includes some of the following. More information may be found in Madison General Ordinances 8.40.
Alcohol is prohibited in all conservation parks.
Bicycles & Motor Vehicles
Bicycles and motor vehicles are restricted to entrance roads and parking lots.
Dogs and horses are not allowed.
Fires and picnics are prohibited.
No firearms or weapons are permitted in the restrooms or shelters. Violators are considered trespassers and subject to forfeiture or arrest.
Glass is not allowed.
Hunting & Trapping
Hunting and trapping are prohibited.
Conservation park hours are 4am until one hour after sunset.
All plants and animals are protected. Disturbance or removal requires written permission.
Stay on and use designated trails only.
Trash & Recycling
Place trash in container provided. Please take recyclable material home for proper disposal.