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Military Ridge State Trail
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For information, contact:
Military Ridge State Trail
4350 Mounds Park Road
Blue Mounds WI 53517

Military Ridge State Trail Current conditions

State trail passes are required for people 16 years and older who bicycle, roller blade and roller ski. Passes may be purchased at self-registration boxes at the Verona trailhead, Riley, Mt. Horeb, Blue Mounds and Dodgeville. They may also be purchased at various vendors listed at the kiosks.

Pet owners, please be sure to have your pet on a leash, 8 feet or shorter, at all times. You must pick up after your pet.

Horses, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility-terrain vehicles (UTVs) are not permitted on the Military Ridge State Trail corridor at any time of year.

2018 Construction Notice

2018 Temporary Trail Section Closure Notice: The Dept. of Transportation will be installing a clover leaf intersection on Highway 151 during summer 2018 near Cemetery Road, just west of the village of Ridgeway. About 1.6 miles of the Military Ridge State Trail from Main Street in Ridgeway to 0.25 miles west of Cty. Hwy. BB will be closed during construction. Dates for construction will be set in spring 2018. Trail users will need to plan ahead or find alternative routes if traveling between Ridgeway and Dodgeville during this time.

Last revised: Monday October 30 2017