The southern lake framing Madison and completing its signature isthmus, Lake Monona is a Capital jewel. Located right on the edge of downtown Madison, this beautiful body of water has something for everyone. It’s proximity to the city’s center means easy access to all that Madison has to offer, from city culture to its multitude of dining options. Looking across the lake toward downtown at night, when the moon and the Capitol dome and Monona Terrace lights reflect across the water, is truly a sight to behold.
The lake offers many opportunities to pass the time on the water. At approximately 5 square miles and with an average depth of 27 feet, there is plenty of space to find a favorite fishing spot. Some of the fish that can be found include bass, muskie, walleye, pike, and lake sturgeon, A fisherman’s home right in the city. And if you are looking to explore outside of your own backyard, a quick ride through the Tenney Lock can get you from one lake to the other without ever leaving your boat. With everything a lake lover could need, Lake Monona is a must see.
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