Capital City Bike Trail

Olbrich Park, Wisconsin

Elevation Gain99ft
Trailhead Elevation854ft
Elevation Min/Max845/869ft
Elevation Start/End854/854ft

Capital City Bike Trail

Capital City Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Madison, Wisconsin. It is within Olbrich Park, Schenk-Atwood-Starkweather-Yahara, and Marquette. It is two miles long and begins at 854 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 99 feet. Along the trail there is a parking. This trail connects with the following: Isthmus Bike Path and Capital City Trail Spur to St Paul.

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"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 through prairie. At 0.3 mile, you pass a park bench and some picnic tables just after that as the trail winds 0.2 mile through oak forest. Beyond that, the prairie of the Lewis Nine Springs E-Way is to your right and chock-full of wildflowers, including bergamot, coneflowers, Queen Anne’s lace, and black-eyed Susans."

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Trail Information

Olbrich Park
Nearby City
Olbrich Park
Dog-friendly, Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Skill Level
Local Contacts
USGS Madison West and Madison East; map boards at trailheads
Local Maps