Edgerton, Wisconsin

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  • Janesville, Wisconsin

    Hike The Devil's Staircase (segment of the Ice Age Trail)

    1 mi
    This segment of the Ice Age Trail features stairs, river views, pretty rocks, a nice park, and a golf course.  We started at the north end (not the park end) and enjoyed it.  If you have kids, I would recommend starting at the park end.  It is an out-and-back type hike.  From the south end of the...
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  • Madison, Wisconsin

    Explore the University of Wisconsin Arboretum

    It is filled with effigy mounds, thousands of plant and animal species, and unlimited places to explore.  You can run, hike, bike, and even drive through the Arboretum.  There is a visitor center and you can host an event here.  Trail info  One of my favorite trails is in the Grady Tract area nea...
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  • Palmyra, Wisconsin

    Hike the Bald Bluff Trail

    3.2 mi / 475 ft gain
    Parking There is a small parking lot off of County Rd H. The trailhead is marked at the back of the lot. Please be advised that there are no facilities here. Trail Description The Bald Bluff Trail starts at the trailhead marked behind the parking lot. From there, the trail traverses 0.5 miles up ...
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  • Madison, Wisconsin

    Hike the Ice Age Junction Trail portion of the Ice Age Trail

    4.6 mi
    This is an excellent trail right in the city of Madison and doing this portion made me very excited to continue hiking more of the Ice Age Trail in this area.  The Ice Age Trail is more than 1,000 miles long and it follows the edge of the last continental glacier in Wisconsin.   - - - - - For thi...
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  • Madison, Wisconsin

    Hiking through Owen Conservation Park

    There are no specific trails in this conservancy, so just choose the path that looks the best to you.  It would be hard to get lost here and all the trails put together are only about 3 miles.   There are some hills, but nothing too serious. bathrooms in the parking lotsmall parking lotfreecommon...
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  • Middleton, Wisconsin

    Hike through Pope Farm Conservancy

    More info can be found about that here.  This is a beautiful 105 acre conservancy with several different trails.  It’s a great spot for a picnic and to bring the family.  There are interpretive signs so you can learn about the history of the land like glaciers and the different settlers.  They ev...
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  • Dousman, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Scuppernong

    6.8 mi / 545 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Scuppernong is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Dousman, Wisconsin.
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  • Delafield, Wisconsin

    Hike the Kettle View Trail at Lapham Peak

    5.8 mi
    Head 30 minutes west from Milwaukee along I-94 and you'll find yourself in the quaint town of Delafield, WI. Head south down Genesee St. for a half mile and you'll see the entrance to Lapham Peak, part of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Once there, you can head up the winding road to the parking...
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  • Cross Plains, Wisconsin

    Hike through Indian Lake Park

    4.7 mi / 324 ft gain
    442 acre park just outside of Madison is a perfect spot to escape for awhile. About a 20 minute drive from Madison makes it easily accessible even on a tight schedule. It provides a great place for lots of outdoor activities, year round.I love this place enough that I have been there many times a...
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  • Hartland, Wisconsin

    Walk along the boardwalk at Nagawaukee Park

    1 mi / 20 ft gain
    A great park that you can park nearby the lake (down by the boat launch), or park in the designated parking lot and take the boardwalk down to the lake, you can't go wrong with these views. There is a looped trail that goes from the boat launch, along the lake all the way to the beach. This a gre...
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  • Nashotah, Wisconsin

    Hike the Grass and Forest Lake Loop at Nashotah Park

    3 mi / 200 ft gain
    Park Hours: 6AM to 10PM  Official Nashotah Park Website Excerpt from the website: Nashotah Park is a 444-acre park nestled among rolling hills, woodlands, wetlands, and grasslands that offer habitat for deer, waterfowl and a variety of songbirds. Nature trails lead through easily identifiable lan...
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  • Waukesha, Wisconsin

    Bike or Run the Glacial Drumlin Trail (Waukesha to Wales Segment)

    14 mi
    Your journey begins at the Fox River Sanctuary and E.B. Shurts Environmental Education Center at 810 College Avenue in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Parking is plentiful, and you'll find restrooms and bubblers (or, water fountains to you non-natives) available seasonally. The Glacial Drumlin Trailhead is ...
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  • Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area, Wisconsin

    Gibraltar Rock Loop

    1.5 mi / 322 ft gain
    Starting at the trailhead at the base of the hill, follow the paved asphalt path that ascends the backside of Gibraltar Rock. While the trail is paved all the way to the top, there are sections of it that are rather rough due to tree roots tearing the pavement up. There is also a slightly longer ...
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  • Hartford, Wisconsin

    Hike to Loew Lake

    3 mi
    Starting from county rd K you turn in on Emerald Drive . at the start of Emerald drive is an old and tiny cemetery. Travel all the way on Emerald drive until you reach a sign that says Emerald Lot which is where you park, you can go left or right along the Ice age trail that crosses all across WI...
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  • Sauk City, Wisconsin

    Hike Ferry Bluff State Natural Area

    0.8 mi / 320 ft gain
    Ferry Bluff is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked, very steep out and back trail located near Sauk City, Wisconsin that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until October. The entire no...
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  • Hubertus, Wisconsin

    Scenic Tower at Holy Hill

    1 mi / 200 ft gain
    The scenic tower at Holy Hill is one of the highest accessible peaks in the area if you do not own a drone! The views are endless! There are many glacial drumlins, bluffs, and hills everywhere that fill the eye to meet the horizon. You can park in any of the main parking lots at Holy Hill. You w...
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