Pope Farm Conservancy

Middleton, Wisconsin 53562

Pope Farm Conservancy

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This former farm in a suburban belt west of Madison is a place where houses are filling in the remaining fields. Yet at the same time, it is a living museum of Wisconsin’s geologic history, with restored prairie, oak savanna, and native agriculture. There’s a large cornfield sprawled over a pair of recessional moraines, which were created by retreating glaciers thousands of years ago.

Numerous interpretive signs fill in the details of natural history and Native American settlement. The wide open fields that surround the paths through the park make you feel like you’re in the middle of wide open country, and there are some nice views of surrounding hills and the distant skyline, including the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol."

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Trail Information

Middleton
Nearby City
1.8 miles
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
Views, Wildflowers
Features
Town of Middleton, 7555 Old Sauk Rd., Verona, WI 53593; (608) 833-5887; town.middleton.wi.us/
Local Contacts
USGS Middleton, WI; available online at site below
Local Maps

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Dec 2018