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Paunack (A.O.) Marsh

Paunack (A.O.) Marsh
Address: 6399 Bridge Rd.
Hours: 4:00am - dusk
Park Type: Conservation
Acres: 5.28
Restroom: No
Drinking Water: No
Shoreline On: Lake Monona & Yahara River

Park Details

One of the last marshes on Lake Monona, this park is located on Squaw Bay at the Yahara River outlet.  It is one of the features of the bicycle trail circling Lake Monona.

Adjacent to Paunack Park

Alcohol is prohibited in this park.  For more information, see the Madison General Ordinance 8.24.

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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

    Alcohol is prohibited in all conservation parks.

  • Bicycles & Motor Vehicles

    Bicycles and motor vehicles are restricted to entrance roads and parking lots.

  • Dogs

    Dogs and horses are not allowed.

  • Fire

    Fires and picnics are prohibited.

  • Firearms

    No firearms or weapons are permitted in the restrooms or shelters. Violators are considered trespassers and subject to forfeiture or arrest.

  • Glass

    Glass is not allowed.

  • Hunting & Trapping

    Hunting and trapping are prohibited.

  • Open Hours

    Conservation park hours are 4am until one hour after sunset.

  • Plants

    All plants and animals are protected. Disturbance or removal requires written permission.

  • Trails

    Stay on and use designated trails only.

  • Trash & Recycling

    Place trash in container provided. Please take recyclable material home for proper disposal.