Mcdaniel Park - United States, Wisconsin, McFarland

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McDaniel Park, 4806 McDaniel Ln, McFarland, WI 53558, USA


Mcdaniel Park is a serene beach located in McFarland, United States. The beach is approximately 250 feet long and features fine, golden sand that slopes gently into Lake Waubesa.


The beach is equipped with picnic tables and grills, making it a great spot for a family picnic or a barbecue party. Visitors should note that there are no lifeguards on duty, and pets are not allowed on the beach.


activities available at the beach include swimming, sunbathing, beach volleyball, and fishing.


There is a parking lot available at Mcdaniel Park, and parking is free for visitors. However, during peak season, parking can be challenging, so it is advisable to arrive early.

Fun Fact

Fun fact about Mcdaniel Park is that it was named after Glenn McDaniel, a McFarland resident who dedicated his life to preserving the natural environment of the area. He helped found the McFarland Conservation Commission and worked tirelessly to protect Lake Waubesa and the surrounding wetlands.


Attractions near the beach include the Capital City State Trail, which is a 17-mile paved trail that runs through the picturesque countryside of Wisconsin. The trail is ideal for hiking, biking, and jogging, and it offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape.


There are many great restaurants near Mcdaniel Park, including The Thirsty Goat, which serves American cuisine, and The Roman Candle Pizzeria, which offers delicious wood-fired pizzas.


For those who want to stay close to the beach, there are several nearby hotels, including The Edgewater Hotel, which is a luxury hotel located on the shores of Lake Mendota, and The Graduate Madison, which is a trendy hotel that offers a fun, retro vibe.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Sandee Rating: 85/100

Mcdaniel Park does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

No, Mcdaniel Park does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach – please be careful when swimming on this beach.

Mcdaniel Park is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

Mcdaniel Park is not generally considered a good swimming beach.

Mcdaniel Park does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

No, Mcdaniel Park maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

Mcdaniel Park does not have nearby food options – please plan your beach day accordingly.

Mcdaniel Park is not known for any activities in particular.

Mcdaniel Park does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

Mcdaniel Park is not dog-friendly.

Mcdaniel Park is not generally considered to be good for surfing.