We’ll start our hike at the O.J. University's Noer Turfgrass Research Center, 2502 County Hwy M (Pleasant View Road.)
The trail will lead us over hills and through woods and prairies, offering special views of Madison, Verona and the County.
Although on the outskirts of town, the Madison Segment of the Ice Age Trail retains a surprisingly remote feel as it passes unobtrusively through a scenic golf course (University Ridge) on the edge of residential areas..
Highlights & Trail Difficulty Ratings
Length: Approximately 3 miles round trip path.
Elevation: The walk is rated a 3 on a scale of 1 to 5. The walk will consist of rolling hills through prairies and woods.
Difficulty of walk: This walk is rated a 2 on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 is rated not rugged and 5 is very rugged. The trails are well constructed and cross golf cart path.
The Club House at University Ridge Golf Course offers a beautiful view of the area we will walk as well as a short menu and drinks. You may encounter the refreshment cart as we cross the golf course.
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