Prairie Chase Run/Walk & A Celebration of Trails
Pheasant Branch Conservancy
4864 Pheasant Branch Rd
Middleton, WI 53562
June 24, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
OUR TWO JUNE TRAIL-CENTRIC EVENTS, PRAIRIE CHASE RUN/WALK & TRAILS DAY, ARE TEAMING UP ON JUNE 24TH FOR AN ALL-DAY CELEBRATION OF THE TRAILS OF PHEASANT BRANCH CONSERVANCY!
Prairie Chase Run/Walk
9th annual Prairie Chase 5K/10K. The 5K route takes participants around the main crushed limestone path through the Conservancy. The 10K route will explore less-frequented corners of the Conservancy, and in 2023 will include trails in Dane County’s newly restored northern parcel. Learn more and register at: https://www.prairiechase.com/
National Trails Day Festivities
We’ll keep the celebration going into the afternoon with our second annual PBC Trails Day. Family-friendly, inclusive activities including: Madison Reading Project’s Big Red Book Bus, Pollinator Week info and activities, kite-flying demonstrations, and hands-on nature exploration and crafts, will be headquartered at Orchid Heights Park. Naturalists will be leading short nature hikes from Orchid Heights to the Pheasant Branch Springs, up Frederick’s Hill, and along the new Listening Trail.
Historic Downtown Middleton Stroll & Tell
Spring into Middleton by taking a stroll into the community’s colorful past (and exciting future) with retired City Administrator and former Middleton Area Historical Society board member, Mike Davis. The tours are free, leisurely strolls without need for reservation but we’ll leave promptly at the designated time. All tours will start and end at the Rowley House, 7410 Hubbard Avenue (on-street parking available), which will be open at least half an hour prior to stroll time. Strollers should anticipate a…