As a Dane County Park, trails and grounds are open from sunrise to sunset, year-round. A charcoal grill is available for public use near the picnic and gardens area. Campfires are allowed with an event permit only.
You never know what you'll find on the prairie on one of our guided hikes. Downy woodpecker (Rona Neri)
Prairie Smoke is one of many native plants on the Schumacher Farm Prairie. (Photographer unknown)
Wayne Pauly, Dane County Parks Naturalist, stops to tell a story about Compass plant on one of our guided hikes. (Photographer unknown)
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