The Military Ridge Bike Trail makes a great day trip for people who want to get a sense of rural Wisconsin from a different perspective than the seat of a car. Connecting Madison with Verona, Mt Horeb, Barneveld and ending at Governor Dodge State park, the Military Ridge Bike Path stretches much farther than most bikers would attempt in one day. The total trail length is over 60 miles one way, so doing a section between two towns is usually how we do it.
From Verona you can take the trail for about 13 miles through some wonderful farmland which then turns to woods and ends up in Mt Horeb. The last mile and a half is up a steady incline which is never that demanding, but, by the end, your legs wi...Read More