Monona is a waterfront community that wraps around the east side of Lake Monona. Its tree-lined streets snake through four-square miles of residential homes, city buildings and green space.
Monona is a waterfront community that wraps ...Read More
With more than 500 businesses on three major transportation corridors, Monona is conveniently located just across the lake from the rocky shores of the Madison side.
With more than 500 businesses on three major ...Read More
Lake Monona, one of the five Yahara lakes, is connected to Lake Waubesa in McFarland via the Yahara River Channel—a popular boating route for the Greater Madison region.
Lake Monona, one of the five Yahara lakes, is ...Read More
Given its location, water sports of all shapes and sizes are a favorite pastime of Monona residents, attracting many to come visit and play for the day.
Given its location, water sports of all shapes ...Read More
The city is also a paradise for bicyclists. Part of the two-hour scenic bike trail looping around Lake Monona goes through beaches, parks and past Olbrich Botanical Gardens.
The city is also a paradise for bicyclists. ...Read More
Olbrich Botanical Gardens is 16 acres of stunning outdoor gardens attracting approximately 250,000 visitors a year. The public/private partnership allows the gardens to be free and open to all.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens is 16 acres of ...Read More
Olbrich offers stunning landscapes during your peaceful stroll. Find indoor beauty at the Bolz Conservatory—a glass pyramid filled with exotic plants, a rushing waterfall and free-flying birds.
Olbrich offers stunning landscapes during your ...Read More
The Thai Pavilion, a gift from the Thai Government to UW—Madison, was built in Thailand, disassembled and then rebuilt at Olbrich. It is only one of four outside of Thailand.
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Not far away, you will find the Aldo Leopold Nature Center. The non-profit is a learning center with hands-on activities throughout its oak savanna, wetland, prairie, and woodland ecosystems
Not far away, you will find the Aldo Leopold ...Read More
Nestled in the heart of Monona, Aldo Leopold is the neighborhood nature center where visitors can escape city life to explore local flora and fauna on the nature trails.
Nestled in the heart of Monona, Aldo Leopold ...Read More
Winnequah Park is in the heart of the city with 45-acres of green surrounding a meandering lagoon. It is the center of events including the Monona Community Festival around the 4th of July.
Winnequah Park is in the heart of the city ...Read More
The lakes also attract cold-weather sports such as ice fishing, ice skating and snow shoeing. In Jan., Monona hosts the Candlelit Snowshoe Hike & Bonfire to highlight the beauty of WI winters.
The lakes also attract cold-weather sports ...Read More
The Dane County Veterans' Memorial honors all our soldiers who died in war. The large granite star symbolizes World War II—a blue star in the window for a soldier fighting, gold for those who died.
The Dane County Veterans' Memorial honors all ...Read More
A city built on the lake shores.
City amenities, easy commutes with the lake as a focal point
Lake Monona, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Monona Community Festival
City folk who love life on the lake