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a Wisconsin state park, forest, recreation area or trail.
Camping opportunities
in state parks and forests.
How to buy
a vehicle admission sticker or state trail pass.
Get Outdoors!
to attend a nature program or event with family and friends.
Contact information
For information, contact:
Badger State Trail
W5508 CTH NN
New Glarus WI 53574

Badger State Trail Current conditions

Badger Trail Section Closures: A section within the city of Fitchburg is temporarily closed due to a construction project near the trail. Other sections of the Badger State Trail are temporarily closed due to storm damage and will reopen after repairs can be made. These trail section closures include:

  • From Purcell Road south to Henry Road.
  • From County Highway C south to Feldt Road.
  • From Melvin Road south to Town Center Road.

More information

Horseback riding and UTVs or "side-by-side ATVs" are not permitted on the Badger State Trail.

To report any issues, please call 608-527-2335 and describe the area affected by using mile or bridge marker numbers or reference road crossing names.

State trail passes are required for bicyclists 16 years and older. Passes may be purchased at self-registration boxes along the trail and at local vendors. New self-registration stations are at Market Place drive and Purcell Road.

Pets are welcome provided they are on a leash 8 feet or shorter and the owners pick up after them.

Last revised: Tuesday July 03 2018