North Mendota Trail


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North Mendota Trail Facts

States: Wisconsin
Counties: Dane
Length: 4.14 miles
Trail end points: Woodland Dr. (Waunakee) and Hwy M
Trail surfaces: Asphalt, Boardwalk
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 13420486


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North Mendota Trail Description

The North Mendota trail is a 12-ft wide asphalt trail that connects Waunakee and Governor Nelson State Park, on the shores of Lake Mendota. Starting at the northern trailhead in the village of Waunakee, the North Mendota Trail follows Woodland Dr for the first half of the trail until turning onto to Highway M and crossing over Six-Mile Creek via. boardwalk. The trail then follows a short on-road section along N Shore Bay Dr.  Then the trail winds south for another mile, passing through Governor Nelson State Park. 

Parking and Trail Access

There is no designated parking for this trail.

North Mendota Trail Reviews

connecting trails

This part of the trail connects several smaller trails, as they are expanding as part of the county bike paths. You can start near the new Bishops Bay subdivision or at Governor Nelson state park. It’s an easy trail, with some beautiful parts near the state park.

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