City Parks

Bicentennial Park entrance

Bicentennial Park

Bicentennial Park is located on Madison’s beautiful riverfront at 101 W. Vaughan Drive where multiple events are held each year such as Movie in the Park, Winter Wonderland, and music festivals.

Features

  • ADA Accessible
  • Electric
  • Restrooms
  • Water
  • WIFI
Hargan-Matthews Park

Hargan-Matthews Park

Hargan-Matthews Park, formerly Cherokee Park, is located on one-half acre of land at the foot of West Street featuring a beautiful view of the Ohio River. The park was donated to the City of Madison in 2001 by John V. Matthews. 

Features

  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
firemans park

Fireman’s Park

The park is located on a one-acre lot along Vaughn Drive and overlooks the Ohio River. This park is shaded with many large trees. A double-sized shelter house and picnic tables provide a scenic riverfront view. 

Features

  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
Jaycee Park

Jaycee Park

This park is located on two acres along Vaughn Drive under the pillars of the Madison-Milton Bridge. The park provides two shelter houses with picnic tables. A basketball court and three sand volleyball courts provide recreational opportunities. New playground equipment was donated to the City of Madison by Arvin-Sango and installed in the summer of 1997. 

Features

  • Basketball Court
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Volleyball
Gaines Park

Gaines Park

Located on the north end of Broadway Street, Gaines Park is a one point five acres, offering a shaded neighborhood playground and picnic area. It is also equipped with a basketball court and shelter house. 

Features

  • Basketball Court
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
Kiwanis Park

Kiwanis Park

The park is located on two acres of land on the corner of Vaughn Drive and Broadway Street. This park is equipped with a lighted ball diamond and bleachers for spectators and is the home of the Women’s Softball League and the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club tee-ball program. 

Features

  • Baseball/Softball Diamond
Lampligther Park

Lamplighter Park

Located on the banks of the Ohio River between Broadway and West Street, Lamplighter Park features a gazebo, benches, and several overlooks which provide a panoramic scenic view. 

Features

  • Gazebo
  • Benches
  • Scenic overlook
John Paul Park

John Paul Park

Named after Madison’s founder, John Paul Park is located on Third Street between Mill and Vine Streets on one and a half acres of land in downtown Madison.

John Paul Park features a ball diamond that serves as the home field for the Men’s Softball Association. During their session, food and drink concessions and restrooms are available. A metal gazebo was added and dedicated on December 5, 1999. This park offers a shaded walking path and picnic areas.

John Paul has a rich history dating back to the mid 1800s when it began as a cemetery through its dedication as a park in 1904.

Features

  • Baseball / Softball Diamond
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
Lorenz Park

Lorenz Park

The park, named after former City Councilman Maurice Lorenz, is located on two acres of land at the foot of New Hill Road (Highwayy 421). This park is furnished with a shelter house, picnic area, and restrooms. There is also a large playground area, basketball court, and ball diamond available. 

Features

  • Baseball / Softball Diamond
  • Basketball Courts
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground 
  • Restrooms
Johnson Lake Park

Johnson Lake Park

This park is thirteen acres, located on Cragmont Street on Madison’s hilltop. This park offers three shelter houses with barbecue grills. The lake is stocked for bank fishing. A partially shaded 0.4-mile walking trail surrounds this lake. 

Features

  • Shelter Houses
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Walking Trail
lytle park gazebo

Lytle Park

Located downtown on West Street on one-half acre, Lytle Park is a shaded park equipped with park benches for community use. Lytle Park is the finish line for the Madison Regatta 10k Race held annually in July. This park is named after former Madison Mayor Mark A. Lytle, 1960-1966. 

Features

  • Benches
  • Shelter House

Oakhill Park

Oakhill Park

This park is located in the Oakhill Subdivision on Valley Drive, between Meadowood and Basswood Drives. It contains playground equipment, a small ball field, and a basketball court. 

Features

  • Baseball / Softball Diamond
  • Basketball Court
  • Playground
Pearl Park

Pearl Park

The one acre park is located on West Street, next to Crooked Creek in downtown Madison. The Pearl Park Committee is developing the park and it will feature historic buildings and structures depicting the past history of Madison.

Features

  • Historic Buildings
  • Open Space
West-end Park

West-End Park

This one acre park is located at the foot of Marine Street. It has playground equipment available near the Ohio River. 

Features

  • Playground