The Lussier Family Heritage Center web site is one link in the chain of many related Dane County projects and activities. Access selected web sites from here to further enhance your knowledge of our community “connections”. . .

  • Dane County’s Parks

    Are “Always in Season” for active recreation or quiet enjoyment through its system of 27 parks, 9 resource protection areas, and numerous trail connectors. Learn more about these wonderful county resources at your doorstep.
  • Lake Farm County Park

    This 328-acre park along the northwestern shore of Lake Waubesa is the site of the Heritage Center. Lake Farm County Park, located within 5 miles of the State Capitol building, boasts an unparalleled array of recreational amenities as well as a rich historical legacy which has placed the Lake Farms Archaeological District on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Lewis Nine Springs E-Way

    Lake Farm County Park is the eastern gateway to the 3,600-acre Lewis Nine Springs E-Way Resource Protection Area which runs seven miles easterly from Verona to Lake Waubesa. The E-Way serves as the route of the Capital City State Trail, opening in 1999, linking the Military Ridge and Glacial Drumlin State Trails through Madison. Conceived by UW Professor Emeritus Phil Lewis, the E-Way concept serves as a model for the protection of natural resources and open space corridors for recreation and separation of communities.
  • Dane County Parks Volunteer Program

    Since startup in 1992, the Parks network of volunteers has logged 64,300 volunteer hours, working on projects ranging from trail management, to prairie restoration, and serving as campground hosts. Now averaging 1,500/volunteer hours per year, the Dane County Heritage Center will be headquarters for the Adult Conservation Team program and activities.