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Escape to Indian Lake County Park

Want a break from large state parks? Maybe a hidden gem?, If so, Indian Lake County Park should be near the top of your list. Nestled in the country, a short 30-minute drive from downtown Madison, it features challenging hikes, fishing, stunning views and is an excellent go-to for winter…

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Four Quarters of Fall Fun in Madison

Wisconsin football looks a little different this year, but there are some creative ways to have four quarters of fun in Madison. Don your Badger red as you get out and enjoy a Saturday full of fall activities around the city. If you’re feeling adventurous, tackle everything in one day, or spread…

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6 Farms for Fall Fun in Madison

Crisp air and leaves changing color all around the isthmus. Take a drive out of the city to a nearby farm. Apple picking, pumpkin patches and corn mazes await. Support local farms. Make lasting memories. And if your weekends are a little more open this fall, make a point to try them all. Enchanted…

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Warner Park Paths & Recreation

Known widely as the home of the Madison Mallards baseball team, Warner Park on Madison’s northeast side is a nature-lover's paradise. Its variety of landscapes — from lakeside to lagoon and forest to prairie — offer plenty of opportunities to explore. Where Should I Start? Warner Park’s paved paths…

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Trails & Trees: Hiking UW-Madison Arboretum

Nature wonderland. A cheesy but accurate description of “The Arboretum” or “The Arb,” as locals call it. It’s a research center and visitor destination with restored prairies, woodlands, wetlands and gardens ready to ramble year-round. The Arboretum was established in 1932, with the goal of…

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