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Amenities

  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Parking Lot
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms
  • Volleyball
Contacts
PHMDC
(608) 266-4821
Madison Parks
(608) 266-4711

Olbrich Beach

Lake Monona

Address: 3330 Atwood Ave., Madison
Directions: NE corner of Lake Monona
Description: Large, popular beach on Lake Monona. Parking and concessions available. Aquatic weeds are occasionally present, but not harmful to your health.
Water Quality Monitoring: PHMDC
Safety Information
Swim
Ropes
Lifeguard Lifeguard
Schedule
Yes Yes 06/12/2015 - 08/17/2015
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Message from PHMDC

Public Health Madison - Dane County tested bacteria levels at the beaches on July 2, 2015. The results were acceptable. The shallow, near-shore water temperature was 71°F. Blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria) may still be present and their levels can be variable depending on the waves and wind. Beachgoers should use common sense and avoid contact with algal blooms that they may observe.