Itís Time to Take a Hike in Madison, Wisconsin!
The best way to experience Madison is by hiking it. Get outdoors with local author and hiking expert Kevin Revolinski, with the full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Madison. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body.
Take in the migrating birds and wetlands in Horicon Marsh. See the beautiful deer and prairie flowers in New Glarus Woods. Find peace along Rowan Creek, and glimpse trout flitting in the shadows. Mark the last advance of the glaciers in Kettle Moraine State Forest. Enjoy an easy stroll close to home, such as Picnic Point along Lake Mendota. Or challenge yourself on the 18-mile hike of the Ice Age Trail segment that climbs both 500-foot bluffs at Devilís Lake State Park. With Kevin as your guide, youíll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of Mad Cityís best hikes!
Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where youíre going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Whether youíre a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Madison provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from Madison and the surrounding communities.