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Ice Age Trail: Merrimac Segment

Intermediate

Trail

3.7 mile 5.9 kilometer point to point
96% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 324' 99 m
Descent: -302' -92 m
High: 934' 285 m
Low: 787' 240 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 15% (9°)

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Vintage Southern Wisconsin with open prairie and rolling hills.

Chris Rozoff

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This segment of trail offers quite a bit different experience from its neighboring Ice Age Trail: Devil's Lake Segment. This section is relatively quiet and a bit flatter, heading through lightly rolling terrain composed of meadows, occasional stands of trees and agricultural areas. There are sections with sand dunes, along with wetlands as well. There are plenty of opportunities to see a wide variety of waterfowl and birds through this section. The trail is singletrack, but does encounter boardwalks, mowed prairie, and some road crossings. Nonetheless, it's a wonderful section of trail.

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Jul 14, 2018
Allan Schoenberg
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Dec 3, 2016
Charlotte S.

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A brown landscape greets visitors to the Ice Age Trail: Merrimac Segment in early December.
Dec 6, 2016 near Lake Wi…, WI

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