Best Easy Day Hikes Madison Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Madison  by Johnny Molloy

112pp/maps/desc/pics
ISBN: 0762790180

Best Easy Day Hikes Madison includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow trails that follow charming creeks and disappear into dense pine forests. Look inside for: * Casual hikes to full-day adventures * After-dinner strolls to full-day hikes * Hikes for everyone, including families * Mile-by-mile directions and clear trail maps * Trail Finder for best hikes for dogs, children, lake lovers, and great views. * GPS coordinates

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.
... Preview: This hike starts at the highest point in southern Wisconsin. Soak in 360-degree views from an observation tower 1,710 feet in elevation, then join the Flint Rock Nature Trail. Circle around the north ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Mount Horeb, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: Explore environmental history on this hike through the world’s first restored prairie. Start at the University of Wisconsin Arboretum Visitor Center and skirt famed Curtis Prairie. You will then enter ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Dane County, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: This hike may have more highlights per step than any other hike in the greater Madison area. From the south shore of Devils Lake, you will hike up through an incredible boulder garden, gaining views o ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Baraboo, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: Explore a portion of this 781-acre Dane County park. The refuge is centered on three trout streams—Deer Creek, Fryes Feeder, and Mount Vernon Creek—and the hills that surround them. On this hike you w ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Mount Horeb, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This hike at Devils Lake State Park has big rewards but does require some climbing. Start at the southeast corner of Devils Lake, then climb through boulder fields and rock formations to reach Balance ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Baraboo, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
... Preview: This hike travels the gentle hills, green forests, and open prairie landscapes of Governor Nelson State Park, situated on the northwest shore of Lake Mendota. The hike is a reflection of the greater M ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Black Earth, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This hike traces the Ice Age Trail through Indian Lake County Park and around Indian Lake, an attractive tarn bordered by hill and prairie, wood, and field. First, the Ice Age Trail heads away from In ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Baraboo, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This hike visits the shores of Lake Waubesa, one of the major lakes in the immediate Madison region. Since Lake Farm County Park borders Lake Waubesa, it presents an opportunity to walk along the wate ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
McFarland, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: Set on the northeast shore of Lake Kegonsa in the state park of the same name, this hike first traces an interpretive trail through forest, where you can learn more about Southern Wisconsin’s plant he ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
McFarland, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: This superlative Wisconsin natural feature was a long time in the making. The arch has only been within a state park for a half century, but people have been visiting it since the 1800s. Today, you ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Spring Green, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
... Preview: This hike explores a preserved parcel of forest near the worth-a-visit town of New Glarus. Start your loop hike at a pretty picnic area, then delve into deep and regal hardwoods of walnut, oak, and ba ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
New Glarus, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
... Preview: This hike leaves from the shoreline of a popular boating and swimming access at Yellowstone Lake State Park. Walk a wooded draw, then rise to hills above Yellowstone Lake. Here, you can gain partial v ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Mount Horeb, WI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.3
... Preview: This hiker-only path at Governor Dodge State Park packs a lot of scenery into its 2 miles. First cross a crystal-clear sandy stream, then immediately come alongside a big pine-clad bluff. The hike the ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Waldwick, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This walk above the Wisconsin River near Spring Green— Frank Lloyd Wright country—is rewarding through both its human and natural history. Check out an early industry where lead was made into rifle sh ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Iowa County, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: This hike at Governor Dodge State Park has a lot to offer. How about a gorgeous waterfall, a trail cutting deep into a rock-lined gorge, views from the top of the canyon, and a visit to a historic hom ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Iowa County, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: This Ice Age Trail segment is rewarding enough to do as a out-and-back hike, even though you can use a shuttle as an end-to-end trek. Leave Table Bluff Road and Table Bluff itself, then follow a singl ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Martinsville, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: Enjoy this quick-access, in-town hike on the shores of Lake Monona. The natural preserve is adjacent to Olin Park, which offers traditional park facilities. This hike explores a hilly shoreline cloake ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
McFarland, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: This hike explores the northern parcel of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum, near Lake Wingra. Leave the hiker trailhead, then explore some Indian effigy mounds. After that, take off in hilly wood ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Lake Monona, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: This spectacular hike wanders atop the west bluff of Devils Lake, presenting one incredible view after another from open outcrops rising above alluring waters. The trail then descends to Devils Lake, ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Leland, WI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: This hike climbs away from Yellowstone Lake, exploring different environments on two distinct loops. First, you will rise through a heavily wooded hollow, centered with a rocky drainage. The first l ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes Madison"
Waldwick, WI - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
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