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Beautiful Sunset Views

I walked along the lake wall, where it was bustling with cyclists, walkers, and fishermen. Then I... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
Great Place to Run!

The Monona shoreline is one of my favorite places to run! It's fairly flat and has beautiful... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
DeForest, Wisconsin
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A 3-mile bike path along Lake Monona.
Madison, WI
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

I walked along the lake wall, where it was bustling with cyclists, walkers, and fishermen. Then I took the elevator to the top floor where I saw even more beautiful views. There is a fountain up there, and the state capitol building can be seen...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

The Monona shoreline is one of my favorite places to run! It's fairly flat and has beautiful scenery! Well maintained trail.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 977karia
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The walk around the lake was cold but beautiful!! We had a snow storm and still managed to take a look!!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank batman71362
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Madison is a pleasant and peaceful city... Lake front offers beautiful view of the Capitol building... Best place for evening walk and sunset view... Here you get in equilibrium with nature.. Suggested for nature lovers.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Krupabn
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We come to Madison for two things, excercising outdoors and food. The area has so much going for it for outdoor enthusiasts, like ourselves, with parks and trails everywhere. Bicycling is our favorite outdoor sport and they have it down in spades ! There are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BobMichigan
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Run / Walk / Stroll / Bike here and you will not be disappointed! With a lovely view of the lake and an extended path (away from traffic) this is one of my madison favorites.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank teamtvtravels
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I've walked many shared bike/walking/jogging paths and usually have good luck with bicyclists who will give right of way to pedestrians. But on an early Sunday morning walk I was nearly struck two different times by impatient bicyclists who wanted to get around other riders...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank aatbender
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Great view. Nice to hang out and be by the water! Good picnic views and family time! Had a blast here.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank kesjost
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Long path where you can run/walk/bike past Monona terrace, the lake, and even can end up by Olin park for more exploration. If you end up by olin park and head back into madison, you can see the entire capitol and skyline in front of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ciecrayne
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This shoreline trail is very popular for locals bikers but may not be so for out of town travelers. The trail has lanes designated for walkers and bikers. This trail is built to go around the calmer and smaller Lake Manona. Exercisers can walk, jog,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Prawet J
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