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Eleven Self-Guided Walks in Dane County

  • November 30, 2023
  • Locations described in eaach event description
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Free to PLATO Members and Guests

No Registration Required


Persons wishing to wear a mask during any of the walks are encouraged to do so.

The walks listed below are based on popular guided walks organized by PLATO'S Special Events Committee over the last 5 years. The descriptions are meant to aid you in finding interesting, welcoming, safe places to walk during the year and include driving and parking information. One walk requires permission to walk on the grounds. In that case the description of the walk describes the procedure to follow.

  1. A Self-Guided Walk in the Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood

  2. Indigenous Earthwork (Indian Mound) on Lake Mendota's North Shore

  3. Stewart Lake County PArk


  5. Cherokee Marsh : Yahara Heights unit

  6. Cherokee Marsh - North unit

  7. Edna Taylor Conservation Park,  Aldo Leopoled Nature Center and Madison's Woodland Park

  8. Donald Park: Woods, hills and farmstead

  9. Wilkie Gorge of the Cross Plains National Scientific ReserVE

  10. Pheasant branch conservancY

  11. Olin Park and turville point conservation park

Questions?  Contact trip creator Mike Dilorio at  Please text me at 608-520-4448 for a 24 hr response.

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