Vilas 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.

Address

Lake Wingra

1339 Vilas Park Drive
Madison, WI

Location

Adjacent to the zoo

Description

Large and very popular beach on Lake Wingra. Located next to Zoo. Parking, concessions, restrooms available. At this beach, large numbers of waterfowl may create conditions that are harmful to your health and could result in temporarily closing the beach.

Water Quality Monitoring:

PHMDC

Amenities

  • Drinking Water
  • Parking Lot
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms

Safety Information

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