Conservancy Lands & Trails

Conservancy Lands & Trails



Read about Pheasant Branch Conservancy being named as 1 of 4 unforgettable biking locations in WI!


Take a stroll and visit over 15 trails and conservancies including Pheasant Branch, Graber Pond, Tiedeman Pond, Bock Forest and more. The Middleton Public Lands Division oversees all conservancy land and trails within the City of Middleton. The division is responsible for all planning maintenance and yearly improvements on the land within its jurisdiction.
The Pheasant Branch Conservancy is considered 1 of 100 Wisconsin Wetland Gems and 1 of 26 Wetland Workhorses. Please see the Wetland Gem Flyer for more information. Wetland Gem books are also available in the Public Lands Department at City Hall, 7426 Hubbard Ave.

Bock Community Forest


Bock Brochure

Newest Trails


Graber Pond Trail
South Fork Trail

Good Neighbor Trail (GNT)


Middleton Trail Map
Cross Plains Trail Map
Mazomanie Trail Map
Good Neighbor Trail Final Plan

Middleton Bike Park


Located at Pleasant View Golf Course (4279 Pleasant View Road). For information regarding the Middleton Bike Park including trail conditions please visit the Capital Off Road Pathfinders (http://www.madcitydirt.com/) or like them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/corp.mtb.msn). We encourage everyone to check the trail conditions before riding on the trails, doing so when closed can create considerable damage and impact the site for other users.

Cross Country Ski Trails - CLOSED for the season. updated (3/14/17)

We offer ski trails at Pleasant View Golf Course (4279 Pleasant View Road) and Lakeview Park (6300 Mendota Avenue). Trails are groomed for both skating and diagonal striding. Grooming for skating can be done with a minimal of 2 inches of snow, depending on the base established. Trails will be groomed Mondays and Fridays, weather permitting. Skiing will be allowed from 8:00am-8:00pm. For more information regarding trail conditions, please visit www.madnorski.org

The Lakeview Park Trail is a beginner trail and is one-third of a mile. The Pleasant View Golf Course has four loop trails, with varying degrees of difficulty, and lengths up to two and one half miles. There is no fee to use the trails. Orchid Heights is no longer available for cross country skiing.

The Clubhouse is open at Pleasant View as a warming house on Sundays from 10:00am-4:00pm.

Ice Rinks

- CLOSED for the season.

(updated 3/14/17)


Listed below are the park areas which have ice skating facilities. The rinks are flooded and cleared, as weather permits.

Parkside Heights Park: 3300 Northbrook Drive
Stricker Pond
Middleton Hills
Esser Pond<