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Lake Mendota, Madison

4.4
#4 of 15 in Parks in Madison
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  • Lake Mendota is the larger of the two lakes that flank the Madison, WI isthmus. I've virtually visited every area around this lake (minus private property I was not invited onto). As a photographer, I...  more »
  • One of the two leading Madison Lake, Lake Mendota. Just go in the car, drives good, staff summer swim. I remember I started while studying at that time.
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  • Seeing the University of Wisconsin Campus and the State Capitol dome from a cruise on Lake Mendota is interesting. It is a good lake for sailing. However, the algae that develops from mid June through...  more »
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  • A little too wet to my taste. I would also prefer to have it more salty(like Black Sea or Atlantic Ocean). Deducted one star for no island.
  • Nice place to cool off on a hot summer day.
  • I had visited this place i 2006december.its a nice place to see.
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  • It's my favorite place to relax....
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