Glacial Drumlin State Trail
The Glacial Drumlin State Trail was developed in 1986 and is one of Wisconsin's premiere bicycle trails. this trail stretches for 52 miles through farmlands and glacial topography. The trail travels through 10 small towns from Cottage Grove to Waukesha. The trail is on an abandoned rail corridor, except for a 1.5-mile section northeast of Jefferson, between State Highway 26 and County Highway Y, which uses public roads as the trail route. The nice level grade and smooth limestone and asphalt surfaces make this 52-mile trail suitable for bicyclists, walkers and joggers.
Trail Activities include walking and bicycling and jogging. Cottage Grove, Deerfield, London, Lake Mills, Jefferson, Helenville, Sullivan, Dousman, Wales, Waukesha are communities you will pass through on your way to completing the trail. Camping near the trail is available throughout the year at campgrounds in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, Lake Kegonsa State Park, Capital Springs State Recreation Area. Snowmobiles are permitted on the 39-mile, limestone section of the trail but not the paved asphalt section between Waukesha and Dousman.
The Glacial Drumlin State Trail corridor is open to hunting on the re-routed section of trail that passes through the Lake Mills state wildlife area. for the 3,600-foot, re-routed section of trail within the Lake Mills State Wildlife Area – Zeloski Marsh Unit located in Lake Mills township in Jefferson County. Portions of the trail property in the town of Lake Mills and the town of Aztalan are more than 100 yards from the trail corridor. These portions are open to hunting and trapping during the Wisconsin state parks hunting time frame.