Ice Age Trail: Arbor Ridge

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Ice Age Trail: Arbor Ridge is a 2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Janesville, WI that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

2.0 miles 272 feet Point to Point

dog friendly

kid friendly

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Follow the Ice Age Trail from Riverside Park through the Robert O. Cook Memorial Arboretum. The Arbor Ridge segment of the Ice Age Trail follows a wooded footpath from Riverside Park through the Robert O. Cook Memorial Arboretum. This complete and detailed route covers the Arbor Ridge segment of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail and all it's access points, trailheads, parking, connecting trails, communities, parks, preserves, and facilities. The Ice Age Trail is a thousand-mile footpath highlighting the remnants left behind by glaciers during the last ice age over 12,000 years ago. Designated as a National Scenic Trail, the Ice Age trail follows the terminal moraine of the last glaciation throughout Wisconsin providing some of the world's best examples of glacial formations such as kettles, moraines, and drumlins.

29 days ago

Great trail. My old reliable. This trail dumps into JSOL - a forest preserve maintained by the local school district. Lots of adjoining trails make for about 5-6 miles of trail. Some challenging hills and a nice stream.

hiking
3 months ago

Really enjoyed the trail. Seen beautiful wild flowers as well as deer and squirrels. Great walk through different terrain