Dunn’s Marsh Area Bike Trails & Facilities

1.      Southwest Commuter Path (free)
West side of the Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood; connects to downtown and east side of Madison as well as the Badger State Trail that runs south to Illinois.  Accessible from the Beltline Frontage Road, Lovell Lane, the Capital City Trail and Verona Road Frontage road.
2.      Cannonball Path (free)
Along north edge of Dunn’s Marsh; it bridges the distance between Southwest Commuter Trail/Military Ridge Trail and Fish Hatchery Road.  Accessible from all the paths in the list except Marlborough Park.
3.      Capital City Trail  (permit required)
South of Dunn’s Marsh; accessible from Southwest Commuter Path and the Cannonball Path on the east and from Seminole Highway; runs all the way east to South Town and Lake Waubesa.
4.      Military Ridge Trail (permit required)
It starts at the bike roundabout where it connects to the Cannonball Path, Southwest Commuter Path, Badger State Trail and the Capital City Trail.
5.      Badger State Trail  (permit required)
It is the extension of the Southwest Commuter Trail to the south.  It runs south to Illinois.
6.      Marlborough Park  (free)
Paved path winds through Marlborough Park connecting to streets on 3 sides of the park and to bike route on Whenona Drive.
7.      Seminole Mountain Bike Trails (permit required)
Two miles of beginner/intermediate off road mountain bike trails.  Trail head is on the Capital City Trail near the bike roundabout. Permit is required only for those 16 and older. Permit can be purchased at entrance on Cannonball Trail.
8.      Bike Hub (free)
New bike facility with bike repair station, restrooms and observation deck off Seminole Highway with a connection to the Capital City Trail.
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Bike signs - Cannonball Trail

Bike signs - Cannonball Trail

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Bike map - Dawley Conservancy

Bike map - Dawley Conservancy

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Coneflowers/bike path signs - Cannonball Path

Coneflowers/bike path signs - Cannonball Path

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Fall bike trail - Capital City Trail

Fall bike trail - Capital City Trail

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Deer - Cannonball trail

Deer - Cannonball trail

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Bike roundabout with red paint - Cannonball Trail

Bike roundabout with red paint - Cannonball Trail

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Pair of bikers heading toward green trees - Capital City Trail

Pair of bikers heading toward green trees - Capital City Trail

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Turtle - Cannonball trail

Turtle - Cannonball trail

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Single biker on path in fall - Badger State Trail

Single biker on path in fall - Badger State Trail

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