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Dane County Parks

Information for Bicyclists

Dane County has over 100 miles of bike trails that connect communities, parks and natural resource areas. With a variety of routes and terrains, there is something for everyone. 

Dane County Bicycle Map    Parks Reachable by Bike Trail


Dane County Bicycle Wayfinding Manual

In 2015-16, Dane County Parks in partnership with the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board contracted with Toole Design Group to develop a county wide Bicycle Wayfinding Manual (PDF). The manual provides guidelines for communities to use for designing and implementing a uniform wayfinding and information sign system for the bicycle network throughout Dane County. 

The project also included the development of six bicycle wayfinding plans for:


Mountain Biking

Dane County offers many opportunities for mountain bikers. 

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Hard Surface Trails


Trail Projects



In May 2019, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi and County staff met with bicycle advocates and representatives from local units of government for the annual Bike Dane meeting to share plans and give updates on bicycle improvement projects. To learn more, review the presentation (PDF) from that meeting.