Office Hours:
8:00am-Noon & 1:00-5:00pm (M-F)
Office Location:
30 N. Water St. - West
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Glacial River Bike Trail

The Glacial River Bike Trail is a multi-county on road and off road paved and signed trail system that runs from Watertown to Janesville for biking and pedestrian use. The bike trail is a non fee trail and runs approximately 39 miles with Fort Atkinson being almost midway between Watertown & Janesville. 10 miles north of Fort Atkinson, the Glacial River Trail intersects with the Glacial Drumlin State Trail which is an east/west fee trail system that runs from Cottage Grove to Waukesha.

Picture of baseball game
Glacial River Bike Trail
City Portion

Farmco Lane Parking Lot to Northeast of Ace Hardware St


  • 5 1/2 miles paved bike trail
  • Lighted Bike Trail - City Portion
  • 2 Shelters
  • 5 Drinking Fountains
  • Dog Drinking Fountain
  • Water Bottle Refiller Fountain
  • 7 Sculptures
  • Numerous Parking lots along trail
  • Map of the Bike Trail

  • Bicentennial Wagon Train Slide Show


    GOLD LEVEL (Over $10,000)

  • Jefferson County Bicycle Club...Fort Community Foundation...Jones Dairy Farm...Tate Foundation...McCain Foods USA Inc...WI DNR Stewardship Grant...Roary Club of Fort Atkinson...WISDOT Enhancement Program Grant...Batterman Foundation...Hausz Brotherss & B.R. Amon
  • SILVER LEVEL ($5,000-$10,000)

  • Johnson Bank...Spacesaver Corporation...Jim Schafer Family...WI DNR Grant
  • BRONZE LEVEL ($1,000-$5,000)

  • Curtis & Diane Abendroth...Jerry & Mona Mason...Citizens State Bank & Trust...Nasco...Marc & Judy Erickson...Donna Nesbitt...Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce...Premier Bank...Fort Atkinson Junior Women's Club...Christopher Rogers...Fort Atkinson Lioness Club...The Fireside...Fort Atkinson Lions Club...Jim Vance...Fort Community Credit Union...Vorpahl Family...Fort Transportation & Service Co...WE Energy Corp. Foundation...Goyer Ace Hardware...Project Lead 2005...Havill-Spoerl & Southside Shell...Scott & Sara, Jim & Vonnie Lastusky...Madison Lighting...Rudy & Diane Bushcott

  • Groeller Boat Launch
  • Farmco Lane (near the south part of the trail)
  • Lions Park (limited parking)
  • Jones Park
  • Bicentenial Park
  • Downtown Parking: Municipal Building (Public Lot #1), Vos' Sentry
  • See a map of parking lot locations

  • Farmco Lane lot (D)
  • White Barn (D) - dog fountain
  • Jones Park (R & D)
  • Rotary Depot (D) - water bottle fountain
  • Police Station (R & D)
  • Bicentenial Park (D)
  • Municipal Building (R & D) - during business hours M-F
  • Barrie Park (R & D)
  • See a map of restroom and drinking fountain locations