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The Best Backpacking in Madison

Looking for the best backpacking in Madison? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Madison. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Madison

  • Belleville, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Brooklyn Wildlife/Montrose Segments

    12.3 mi / 1138 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Brooklyn Wildlife/Montrose Segments is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Belleville, Wisconsin.
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  • Milton, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Storrs Lake

    2.01 mi / 236 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Storrs Lake is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Milton, Wisconsin.
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  • Whitewater, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Blackhawk

    6.38 mi / 515 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Blackhawk is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Palmyra, Wisconsin.
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  • Eagle, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Stoney Ridge

    5.72 mi / 427 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Stoney Ridge is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Eagle, Wisconsin.
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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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  • Eagle, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Eagle

    8.56 mi / 587 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Eagle is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Eagle, Wisconsin.
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  • Delafield, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Lapham Peak

    7.91 mi / 784 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Lapham Peak is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Delafield, Wisconsin.
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