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Address: Madison, WI
Activities: Running
Description: A 3-mile bike path along Lake Monona.

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bike ride!

I rented a bike and took off!! It was absolutely the best ride in town. I biked and just followed the signs and at one point decided I might be lost, so I just turned around and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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wheeler
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

I rented a bike and took off!! It was absolutely the best ride in town. I biked and just followed the signs and at one point decided I might be lost, so I just turned around and went back, but it was a beautiful ride!

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Lake Monona Shoreline run is a nice place to visit in Madison, Wisconsin. We enjoyed walking at this place along lake Monona.

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New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Fantastic public service. Saw many people alongside me, enjoying the paths all Sunday morning and afternoon: walkers, dog walkers, runners, bicyclists.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Great for running, biking and walking, the views on this route are spectacular and make the effort seem much easier. The John Nolen causeway section is particularly known for its views of the state capitol and Monona Terrace. Check the wind direction before you go, because that can make a difference in your enjoyment. As others have noted, there is... More 

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Wisconsin
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Any time of the year, you will be glad to bike, walk or jog the lake. You can make your way all around it, going through some interesting neighborhoods and catching Olbrich Botanical Gardens on the East side (don't forget to stop at Crema Cafe for lunch). The lake breezes will keep you cool and the views of the Madison... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Gorgeous views and a very solid run. But the Lake Loop is a bike path so when you don't divert where the bikes do, you have to GPS your way back to the trail. Loop goes through many neighborhoods, friendly folk around to help if you're a bit scattered. Nice views of the city, but not the best-marked course.

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Wisconsin
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The view of Madison from the south side of Lake Monona is simply stunning - any weather, any time of year, any time of day. Park you car, take a walk, ride a bike - there are some for rent. Enjoy mother nature in the middle of the city.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Parking was quite easy as many stopping places a re provided around the lake. Close views were fantastic and teaming with wild life. Spent a lot of tine here. Young children must be supervised at all times to make sure they dont fall in. Nice place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I visited Madison for a wedding and whilst I was here I enjoyed morning runs around this lake. It's just beautiful as the sun comes up.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Great Bike Path, great scenery and it's an 11 mile loop so you don't have to experience anything twice

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