60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison Guide Book

by Kevin Revolinksi (Menasha Ridge Press)
60 Hikes within 60 Miles Madison  by Kevin Revolinksi

310pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 9781634040006

Madison and the surrounding area is surprising cornucopia of great hiking destinations, many of which fly right under the radar. Avid hikers will find 60 detailed hikes, more than any other area guidebook, with a wide variety of terrain and skill level. This is a new edition of what has already become the definitive Madison trekking guide by author Kevin Revolinski.

© 2015 Kevin Revolinksi/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 60.
... Preview: Hike this southernmost portion of the Arboretum and explore oak savanna, pine forest, and one of the finest prairie restorations there is to see. The centerpiece of this portion of the 1,260-acre Univ ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Madison, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: Step from the sidewalk in a popular west side neighborhood onto a trail through the marsh and forest along Lake Wingra’s northwest shore. The Arboretum is made up of 1,200 acres of preserved land an ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Madison, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: Find the springs that feed Lake Wingra, visit the gardens, and explore the 1,200 acres of forest and prairie at the heart of the city. The University of Wisconsin’s Arboretum is not your standard la ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Madison, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: Climb earthen pyramids at a grassy archaeological site along the Crawfish River and learn about an advanced Native American culture that left as much mystery as artifacts. Thought you’d need to go t ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Jefferson, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: Hike the highlights of southern Wisconsin’s latest and arguably greatest rails-to-trails effort as it passes along the line between glaciated and unglaciated terrain, plunges into the dark of a long t ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Belleville, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: The woods are thick, the prairies are full of flowers, and the overlooks show the hilly landscape of the Wisconsin River valley. A spot so beautiful also witnessed a sad bit of history. Black Hawk, a ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Prairie du Chien, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.5
... Preview: This is the highest point in southern Wisconsin and a brilliant collection of trails ranging from easy woodland portions to more demanding but scenic detours into uneven terrain along a woodland sprin ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Blue Mounds, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: The dikes through these two lakes are great for birders, and the trails continue beyond, following a spring creek through woodlands and then crossing prairie and farmland. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Browntown, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: A pleasant path through pine and oak forest also takes you on a loop of marvelous prairie restoration and then along the Koshkonong Creek, where it meanders through the wetlands of what was once the R ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Cambridge, WI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: This popular multiuse trail on smooth asphalt takes you from the east side to the west side of Madison via wetlands, prairie, and a long greenway tucked into a residential area. The trail starts out ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Madison, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Find many species of birds along trails through prairie and boardwalks through the wetlands at this rich marsh along the Yahara River just north of Lake Mendota. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Madison, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Cross open fields and wetlands and hike up and down small hills in oak forest as you find viewpoints along this trail through the lower portion of Cherokee Marsh along the Yahara River. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Madison, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Forget the StairMaster, this is a natural workout with a view. Climb to the top of a towering bluff overlooking Devil’s Lake and then explore the woods and prairie beyond. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Baraboo, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: No less impressive than its sister bluff across the lake, this rocky outcropping offers a stroll along the lakeshore through talus and a series of overlooks 500 feet above the water. Devil’s Lake mi ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Baraboo, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: Two good trout streams cross the prairie, and at the edges of the oak-forest hills, you find apple trees and wildflowers. The trail follows flowing water and then straddles a ridge with rock outcrops. ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Verona, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: The frogs take up the chorus and the birds have the melody at this symphonic wetland and forest nature preserve that abuts the Aldo Leopold Nature Center and Woodland Park, popular for school field tr ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Madison, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: Follow a prairie loop atop a hill overlooking Madison and then explore the woods where an excellent disc-golf course is tucked in among the trees. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Madison, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: The climb to this extraordinary lookout over the Wisconsin River valley will take your breath away in more ways than one. This region of Wisconsin is a geologist’s dream. From the sandstone of the Cam ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Lodi, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: Cross the Crawfish and Rock Rivers and get a close look at a glacial drumlin on this converted rail bed that offers a mostly shaded path through rich farmland. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Lake Mills, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 13.2
... Preview: Visit a waterfall in a canyon and a cave in the bluffs, and cross hill and vale along Twin Valley Lake before returning through a canyon full of trees and a creek. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Madison"
Dodgeville, WI - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 8.8