BIKE PATH

Ramps allow visitors to visit a fishing pier along the Lower Yahara River Trail.

PHOTO BY MICHELLE STOCKER

The Lower Yahara River Trail opened  to an enthusiastic crowd. Last week, with summer-like conditions, the scenic 2.5-mile bike trail was teeming with activity.

If you haven’t had a chance to enjoy the new addition to the Madison area’s vast bike trail network and its mile-long boardwalk over Upper Mud Lake and Lake Waubesa, here’s a photo gallery and a virtual tour.

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If you haven’t had a chance to enjoy the new addition to the Madison area’s vast bike trail network and its mile-long boardwalk over Upper Mud Lake and Lake Waubesa, here’s a virtual tour.

Steven Elbow joined The Capital Times in 1999 and has covered law enforcement in addition to city, county and state government. He has also worked for the Portage Daily Register and has written for the Isthmus weekly newspaper in Madison.