Lake Marion Trail Village of Mazomanie

This paved bike-ped trail connects downtown Mazomanie to the village’s Lake Marion Park. The trail includes a 105-foot long boardwalk/bridge and changes 22 feet in elevation throughout its half-mile length. The former village millpond is currently drained for a renovation project expected to be completed in 2018. […]

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Ice Age Trail Table Bluff Segment

The 2.5-mile Table Bluff Segment traverses restored prairie as well as steep, rocky slopes. There is approximately 200 feet of total vertical relief and several vistas from the heads of two valleys and two prominent goat prairies that offer great views of the Driftless Area. Meltwater from the Laurentide ice sheet poured through a preglacial […]

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Ice Age Trail Cross Plains Segment

The 2.8-mile Cross Plains Segment shows off the village of Cross Plains, which is situated along Black Earth Creek in a valley between tall bluffs. It sits at the boundary of the most recent glaciation to the east and north and the Driftless Area to the west and south. Meltwater from the receding glacier eroded […]

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Ice Age Trail Valley View Segment

The Valley View Segment starts at the Ice Age Lane Trail access along the brown fence to the right of the gate. After passing through a patch of woods, the segment crosses a residential driveway at a white lantern post. From there it enters the highlight of the segment, an open prairie with a series […]

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Wolf Run Trail

For the first time in more than 150 years, Black Earth Creek once again flows freely from its headwaters in the City of Middleton through the rich agricultural lands and prairie remnants of Northwest Dane County to Blue Mounds Creek near its confluence with the Wisconsin River. Wolf Run Trail, part of a multi-use regional […]

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Military Ridge State Trail

The 40-mile Military Ridge State Trail, in Iowa and Dane counties, connects Dodgeville and Madison by way of an 1855 military route between Verona and Dodgeville. The trail runs along the southern borders of Governor Dodge and Blue Mound state parks passing by agricultural lands, woods, wetlands and prairies. There are several observation platforms adjacent […]

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Ice Age Trail Indian Lake Segment

From its starting point on STH-19 at the Indian Lake County Park eastern entrance the Indian Lake Segment follows the park entrance road to the main parking area. A trail from the parking area leads about 0.5 miles to historic St. Mary of the Oaks Chapel (look for signage behind and to the right of […]

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