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Badger State Trail

Wisconsin State Park System

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COVID-19 Update: 

A vehicle admission sticker is required to visit state park system properties. Stickers can be purchased online or at individual properties via drive-up window service, electronic sales kiosks or self-registration stations.

A state trail pass is required on certain trails. State trail passes can be purchased at individual properties via drive-up window service, electronic sales kiosks or self-registration stations.

Office buildings, visitor centers, observation towers, enclosed shelters and playgrounds remain closed. For more information, please see:

Hours


Open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. year-round.

Directions


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Admission


A state trail pass is required for bicycling and in-line skating.

Volunteer


See volunteering opportunities at the property.

The Badger State Trail travels 40 miles between Madison and the Wisconsin-Illinois border while traversing farmlands, woods, rolling hills, scenic meadows, remnant prairies, ravines, glacial topography and several small communities. The Badger State Trail also connects to many local parks and the Capital City and Sugar River state trails.