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

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Lake Monona is beautiful.

We enjoyed walking around various parts of the lake. It's a great resource for walkers, runners, bikers, rowers, and others. My husband & I enjoyed seeing the ducks on the lake... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We enjoyed walking around various parts of the lake. It's a great resource for walkers, runners, bikers, rowers, and others. My husband & I enjoyed seeing the ducks on the lake & walking out on a pier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Beautiful views of the lake and surrounding neighborhoods. Nice to see so many people outside walking, running, cycling, fishing, paddle boarding or just hanging out and taking it all in.

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Beg Bend, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The scenery is as always great to look at. Well marked and paved, biking and walking are just as pleasant as running.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Such a nice path around the lake. The sidewalk seems to be well taken care of. I used to run here when we lived on Willy street. Usually only went 3-4 miles, but it was a great run! The water is obviously beautiful scenery and I always felt safe as there are lots of other active people out on this... More 

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Deerfield, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My husband and I rented bikes to decided to do the Lake Loop. This is a 13 mile loop around Lake Monona. well, we expected to ride along the water or at least be able to see the water from our bikes. This was not the case. It took us 2 hours to complete the loop and we were sure... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We ran 6 miles on this trail and would have loved to have run more. Nice views of the lake and not overcrowded on a Saturday.

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Joshua Tree, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Maybe 13 miles around the lake and village areas. beautiful shoreline homes, plenty of parks to stop by and sit and watch the views of the lakes. sweet mallott ducks around.quiet, not much noise, and easy biking.rented a bike from stands they have around the lake- $3 per half hr.just put your cc in and ride away. what a great... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This was my first of three runs while in Madison on business. Loved the separate trail areas for runners and bikers. Simply a gorgeous run in the morning.

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Lincoln
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Great recreational trail around the lake. Wish there were more choices for restaurants and bars but the views of the lake were lovely. It was busy with runners and bikers but spacious enough to not be a problem.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Unsafe! Someone should monitor the cyclists speed on the trail near Monona Convention Center - beautiful lake!

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