As the bike capital of the Midwest, the Madison Area boasts more bikes than cars! In and around Madison, more than 200 miles of scenic biking and hiking trails are available for all biking and hiking enthusiasts. Traversing the city on bike is both easy and beautiful!
BIKING & HIKING HOT SPOTS
- Lake Monona: An easy, two hour ride around Lake Monona, going through B. B. Clarke Park and Olbrich Botanical Gardens.
- UW Arboretum: Scenic route looping around Lake Wingra through Vilas Park and Nakoma.
- UW Madison Campus: Running along the shores of Lake Mendota, past the Memorial Union to the Picnic Point area.
The City of Madison offers numerous resources to help you plan your biking or hiking trip in Madison, including bike maps and more.