BB Clarke Beach closed

Regular beach monitoring has not yet begun. People may swim at their own risk. Blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria) may be present and their levels can change depending on the waves and wind. Always take a look at water conditions before you or your pet enter the water and avoid contact with algae blooms.


Lake Monona

835 Spaight Street
Madison, WI


Just off of Williamson Street


Large beach, near downtown. On street parking. Concessions and restrooms available.

Water Quality Monitoring:



  • Diving Float
  • Drinking Water
  • Playground
  • Restrooms

Safety Information

  • Swim Ropes: Yes
  • Lifeguard: No
Image: BB Clarke - beach is closed