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Madison Natural Features

1. Olbrich Gardens: Officially called Olbrich Botanical Gardens, it is located off the east side of Lake Monona on Atwood Avenue. It o...
2. Isthmus: Normally a small strip of land that separates two bodies of water, 'isthmus' often refers to the city of Madison it...  
3. Lake Wingra: The smallest of the Madison chain of lakes. It is a no wake lake and only allows motors during the week. The lake ...
4. Madison Chain of Lakes: The Madison Chain of Lakes includes Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Waubesa and Lake Kegonsa. If you'r...  
5. Lake Waubesa: Lake Waubesa is located just south of Madison. It is part of the Madison chain of lakes. It is connected to Lake Mo...  
6. Picnic Point: Picnic Point offers great trails for biking, walking and running. They also have some sites set up for building a c...  
7. Lakeshore Path: Lakeshore Path is a wooded running/biking/walking path that borders Lake Mendota near campus. Most often thought of...
8. Miracle of O'Sullivan St, The: The street is O'Sheridan, not O'Sullivan. The Capitol appears to get smaller as you go up this two block street and...  
9. Willow Island: Willow Island is the outdoor venue space at the Alliant Energy Center. It is often used for festivals and concerts....
10. Harvey: Term for the University of Wisconsin-Madison lifesaving service on Lake Mendota, named for an early director of it,...
11. Four Lakes Region: Refers to Madison and surrounding areas, so named for the 4 big lakes in and around Madison: Mendota, Monona, Wingr...  
12. Wingra Creek: Wingra Creek runs from Lake Wingra and flows into Lake Monona at Olin Park. It meanders through south Madison. Desp...  
13. Lake Mendota: The largest of Madison's four lakes, Mendota is a popular venue for many water sports in the summer, as well as ice...
 
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