Ice Age Trail: Janesville

EASY 4 reviews

Ice Age Trail: Janesville is a 10 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
10.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
118 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

dog friendly

kid friendly

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Follow the southernmost segment of the Ice Age Trail through Janesville from Rotamer Road to Riverside Park. The Janesville segment of the Ice Age Trail follows on a paved path through Janesville from Rotamer Road, along the Rock River, to Riverside Park. This complete and detailed route covers the Janesville 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.

17 days ago

Janesville main bike path but rarely crowded. Nice views along greenbelt and forested areas. Mostly flat.

mountain biking
4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

5 months ago

Beautiful trail with plenty of shaded areas.
Critters I've seen: turkeys, deer, rabbits, blue jays, yellow finches, cardinals, robins, butterflies, moles, badgers and opossums.