Cottage Grove is a friendly, small town conveniently located only 5 minutes from Madison’s east side. The Village of Cottage Grove boasts 7 parks with 81 total acres. Additionally, the school district maintains large playgrounds and play fields at two local elementary schools and a 40-acre School Forest with trails and educational opportunities. McCarthy County Park is located just north of the Village and downtown. The Glacial Drumlin State Trail begins its 51 mile course through rolling farmland and small towns on its route to the city of Waukesha. An active Chamber of Commerce and several successful businesses locate to Cottage Grove for the growing population and ease of transportation, as well as the beautiful small town living atmosphere with recreational opportunities galore!