Parks and Zoos

Parks and Zoos

Vilas Zoo

Henry Vilas Zoo is a great family stop while you’re in Madison. It features an up-close look at more than three dozen types of animals. Plus there are many events and other activities to do at the zoo. Parking and admission are both free. The zoo is just under 2 miles from the YAPC facilities.

UW Arboretum

The University of Wisconsin Arboretum is a pioneer in restoration and management of native ecological communities, and has lots of hiking trails.