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Badger State Trail

Wisconsin State Park System

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COVID-19 Update: 

An annual park sticker or trail pass is required to visit state parks and trails. Buy before you go: annual and daily passes are NOT available for purchase at individual properties.

Office buildings, visitor centers, observation towers, enclosed shelters and playgrounds remain closed. Campgrounds are open with special conditions. Properties may be limiting admission based on capacity. For more information, please see:

Hours


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

Directions


Get directions to the property.

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. Highlighting the trail is the 1,200-foot long Stewart Tunnel. The tunnel is unique because it is built on a curve and visitors cannot see the other end when first entering the tunnel.