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Address: Madison, WI
Phone Number: 608-441-5610
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Activities: Cross-country skiing, Hiking
Description: This hiking trail passes some fascinating geological formations formed by...
This hiking trail passes some fascinating geological formations formed by the recession of giant glaciers during the Ice Age, between 70,000 to 10,000 years ago.
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Great Place to Run

The Verona segment is beautiful. From Hometown USA Community Park to Prairie Moraine Park had some rolling terrain through forests and prairies. Some steeper climbs challenge... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The Verona segment is beautiful. From Hometown USA Community Park to Prairie Moraine Park had some rolling terrain through forests and prairies. Some steeper climbs challenge along the way. Lots of birds, animals, and wild flowers.

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Weeki Wachee, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Beautiful and relaxing. Well groomed and Wisconsin nature abounds. Got on this trail on the border of Madison. Will both run and bike.

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Verona, Wisconsin
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This trail is great. I walk, run and ride bike on it 7-9 months out of the year! It is easy access in several locations of in Verona. There is water and bathrooms along the way.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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137 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I read a lot about this trail and so went to check it out in the Wausau/Weston area. It seem like a pretty nice trail here and the hike was in partially through a county park, crossing a river in one spot. I just really enjoy exploring different areas and local outdoor experiences, and would recommend this trail. It does... More 

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The Ice Age Trial traces the edge of the most recent glaciation. But this review focuses on a segment of the Trail that is within a few mlles of downtown Madison. Find Valley View Road, follow it and turn left on Mound View. There is a parking lot and entry to the Trail at Mound View and Moraine Ridge. Follow... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Not sure this really is an attraction, but the area is lovely and worth a visit if into jogging or hiking.

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Evansville, Wisconsin
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90 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

You can't do the trail all at once, but one of my favorite spots is Gibraltar Rock. I first visited before it was part of the trail 50 years ago! Back then you could drive up to the top! Now it's a 3/4 mile of uphill trail that used to be the road ... once you get to the top... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

Walked the trail near Mauthe Lake State Park including an overnight at the SP. Trail is well marked with yellow way markers. Trails vary from open meadow to deep forests with an abundance of lovely scenery. Some hilly sections walking high on the drumlin. Bring deet as ticks may be adundant, wear long pants and plenty of water.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a wonderfully beautiful trail that goes through many towns and the bike trail affords you a good long ride and there is a really cool old bridge that you go through which remains at a very cool temp whatever the temperature is outside...very nice when it;s hot and humid out.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

After the splendid dinning experience at the Levee Restaurant in Portage, WI. I traveled to Governor's Bend Park on Co. F. There, I found the beautiful park surrounded by the (now) very clean Fox River, and access to that part of Wisconsin's 'Ice Age Trail'. Ran into a lady and her dog who had never been there and offered to... More 

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Address: Madison, WI
Phone Number: 608-441-5610
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison

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