60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison: Including Dane and Surrounding Countries

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Madison May be Small But its Superb Hiking is Huge! Treks range from easy strolls not far from home such as Picnic Point along Lake Mendota or the challenging 18-mile hike of the Ice Age Trail segment that climbs both 500-foot bluffs at Devil's Lake State Park.

You'll save time with Key At-a-Glance Information for each hike, providing quick and easy assessments of each hike before you hike: Detailed Directions to the Trailheads, GPS-Based Trail...

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Madison: Including Dane and Surrounding Counties

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Overview

Madison May be Small But its Superb Hiking is Huge! Treks range from easy strolls not far from home such as Picnic Point along Lake Mendota or the challenging 18-mile hike of the Ice Age Trail segment that climbs both 500-foot bluffs at Devil's Lake State Park.

You'll save time with Key At-a-Glance Information for each hike, providing quick and easy assessments of each hike before you hike: Detailed Directions to the Trailheads, GPS-Based Trail Maps with Accurate Hike Information, GPS-Based Elevation Profiles.

Within a 60-mile radius, you can find migrating birds and wetlands in Horicon Marsh, deer and prairie flowers in New Glarus Woods, trout flitting in the shadows of Rowan Creek, and the marks of the last advance of the glaciers in Kettle Moraine State Forest. So what are you waiting for? With local author and hiking expert Kevin Revolinski at your side, the ultimate hike is just a short drive away.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897327947
  • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2008
  • Series: 60 Hikes within 60 Miles
  • Pages: 327
  • Sales rank: 631,393
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents


Overview Map
Acknowledgments     xi
About the Author     xiii
Foreword     xiv
Preface     xv
Hiking Recommendations     xix
Introduction     1
City of Madison
Arboretum: Greene Prairie     16
Arboretum: Wingra Marsh     20
Arboretum: Wingra Woods     24
Capital City State Trail: E-Way Segment     29
Cherokee Marsh North     33
Cherokee Marsh South     37
Edna Taylor Conservation Park (with Aldo Leopold Nature Center and Woodland Park)     43
Elver Park     48
Madison Capitol and Downtown     52
Nine Springs E-Way Trail     57
Olin-Turville Park/Turville Point     62
Owen Conservation Park     66
Picnic Point     70
Southwest Path     75
Tenney Park to Schenk's Corners     80
Tom George Greenway     85
Columbia County
Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area     92
Ice Age Trail: Groves-Pertzborn Segment     96
Ice Age Trail: Lodi Marsh Segment     100
Ice Age Trail: Marquette Segment     104
Rowan Creek Trail     108
Swan Lake State WildlifeArea     112
Dane County
Black Hawk Unit: Lower Wisconsin State Riverway     120
CamRock County Park: Area 2     125
Donald County Park     130
Governor Nelson State Park     134
Ice Age Trail: Table Bluff Segment     139
Ice Age Trail: Verona Segment     144
Indian Lake County Park     149
Lake Kegonsa State Park     154
Pheasant Branch Conservancy (with Pheasant Branch Creek Trail)     159
Pope Farm Park     164
Stewart County Park     169
Token Creek     174
Dodge County
Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area     182
Horicon National Wildlife Refuge     186
Green County
Badger State Trail     192
Browntown-Cadiz Springs Recreation Area     197
Ice Age Trail: Brooklyn Segment     201
New Glarus Woods State Park     206
Iowa County
Blue Mound State Park     214
Governor Dodge State Park: Lost Canyon Trail     219
Governor Dodge State Park: White Oak Trail     223
Jefferson County
Aztalan State Park     230
Glacial Drumlin State Trail     235
Lafayette County
Yellowstone Lake State Park     242
Rock County
Ice Age Trail: Janesville Segment     248
Pelishek Nature Trail     252
Sauk County
Devil's Lake State Park: East Bluff     258
Devil's Lake State Park: West Bluff     262
Ice Age Trail: Devil's Lake Segment     266
Mirror Lake State Park     271
Natural Bridge State Park     276
Pewit's Nest     281
Rocky Arbor State Park     285
Walworth County
Ice Age Trail: Whitewater Lake Segment     292
Kettle Moraine State Forest: Emma Carlin Trail     296
Kettle Moraine State Forest: John Muir Trail     300
Waukesha County
Kettle Moraine State Forest: Lapham Peak Unit     306
Kettle Moraine State Forest: Scuppernong Trail     311
Appendixes and Index     317
Hiking Stores     318
Map Stores     319
Hiking Clubs     320
Index     321
Map Legend
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