Take a Hike!Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike?Here are forty-three of the best hikes, nearly all within an hour's drive of Madison, Wisconsinfrom the Capital City State Trail to Devil's Lake State Park. The hikes offer skyline views, a range of landscapes, and wildlife viewing opportunities. Whether you're in the mood for an easy nature walk or a day-long hike, this guide offers plenty to choose from:*; Picnic Point*; Pheasant Branch Conservancy*; Gibraltar Rock*; Blue Mound State Park*; Pope Farm Park*; Meadow Valley and Cave TrailsEach hike features full-color photos; a brief route description; thorough directions to the trailhead (GPS coordinates included); a detailed, full-color trail map; and at-a-glance information on distance and difficulty level, hiking time, canine compatibility, and fees and permits. Inside you'll also find a Trail Finder that categorizes each hike (e.g., for attractions such as views, and if it's suitable for families with kids); Green Tips; and information about local lore, points of interest, and the area's wildlife.
Best Hikes Near Madison