Ice Age Trail: Arbor Ridge

EASY 9 reviews

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

DISTANCE
2.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
242 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

dog friendly

kid friendly

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.

trail running
22 days ago

Thick woods, gentle stream, and small meadow. Lots of side trails in the arboretum. Mostly single track. Challenging trail run.

Friday, December 09, 2016

Best place to adventure in town!

hiking
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

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

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