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Lake Mendota Lakeshore Path

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1.5 mile 2.5 kilometer point to point
99% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 86' 26 m
Descent: -33' -10 m
High: 905' 276 m
Low: 851' 259 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)

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A pleasant Lakeshore Nature Preserve Trail with many views of Lake Mendota.

Chris Rozoff

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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This is a great trail if you're in the area of UW-Madison and want to quickly get outside into nature. The trail is flat, mostly goes through a forest, but also goes along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, providing a lot of scenic views of the wide open lake. There are numerous trail segments leading off this path in case one is interested in making a longer trek with more variety.

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Apr 30, 2017
Bill Kay

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  3.5 from 2 votes

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in Madison

#17652

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#2

in Madison

#213

in Wisconsin

#17,652

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Female cardinal
Aug 16, 2015 near Shorewo…, WI

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