BB Clarke Beach open

Public Health Madison & Dane County tested bacteria levels and checked for algae blooms on 6/27/2022. The results were acceptable. The shallow near-shore temperature was 75F. Even though the results were acceptable at the time of monitoring, algae levels can change quickly depending on waves and wind. Always take a look at water conditions before you enter the water and avoid contact with algae blooms. conditions are acceptable.


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

Safety Information

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