Capital City Trail

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Capital City Trail is a 6.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Madison, WI and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, road biking, and snowshoeing and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

6.8 miles Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

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road biking



1 year ago

This is a great trail but the Map link for the start of the trail is a little off. Start in the middle of a neighborhood. Beautiful walk around the Lake.

road biking
2 years ago

Love love LOVE this trail and all of the Wisconsin trails that connect to this one! Great for exploring, commuting, and just for relaxing recreation.

4 years ago

Awesome day out in Madison. Rent a bike (like one of the B-Cycles) and make it a loop by hooking up with Military Ridge. Stop for a picnic at Lake Farm.

5 years ago

I rode this trail a few times and it is very interesting that you get to see many different levels of the city. It is not a difficult trail to ride, but that depends on the traffic, people and bike, I mean.