Just outside Madison, Wisconsin is a little slice of paradise. Verona’s Fireman’s park is a place that had a modest start but has become a go-to spot for summer fun and relaxation. It’s the perfect place to cool off on a warm summer day and it offers something for visitors of all ages.

Verona’s Fireman’s Park splash pad is open from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. daily, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The park’s beach is open from noon-6 p.m. There’s a small admission charge to access the beach. Arrive early to get a good spot on the sand. Interested in more great places to beat the heat in Wisconsin? Check out these little-known beaches.

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