Large back yard overlooks wild life habitat. Things the City of Madison Lake 1) Located 12 minutes from Mankato 2) Two bar/restaurants in town, one is located right on the lake with a large deck next to the water, has great food and bands on the weekends. the other one is in town and also has live music. Both restaurants deliver. 3) Two gas stations, one carries grocery. 4) Located next to 3 lakes and two have public accesses with parks within walking distance. 5) Madison lake has a rule allowing golf carts in town, they also have golf cart roll in nights that are potluck where everyone mingles. 6) The Sakatah trail is paved and great for walking and bike rides.