U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Wisconsin > Madison
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
 
Old 04-24-2009, 06:59 AM
 
Location: Baltimore, but headed home to Midwest
17 posts, read 10,052 times
Reputation: 17
Default Wooded, rural area near Madison

Can anyone suggest a relatively wooded, rural area that's within 45 minutes of Madison? I'm considering a job in Madison (I went there for grad school so I'm familiar with the city) but we'd like to live out in the boonies away from the city.

Thank you!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 04-24-2009, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Madison
53 posts, read 110,700 times
Reputation: 23
You'll find the best topography west of town off of highway 14, southwest of town on highway 151, and the space in between these roads.
Google's "terrain" view will show you the elevation changes and rolling hills in these areas.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-24-2009, 11:29 AM
 
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
4,204 posts, read 10,110,454 times
Reputation: 2112
Cross Plains, Baraboo, Portage.
__________________
Moderator of Milwaukee, WI forum
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-25-2009, 11:43 AM
 
4,386 posts, read 9,570,545 times
Reputation: 3578
Check out around New Glarus, Blanchardville ( I just saw a couple nice woodsy houses on Badger rd that are for sale), and around Mount Horeb.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-01-2009, 09:43 AM
 
49 posts, read 82,341 times
Reputation: 28
My sister lives near Nine springs creek off MM - (Oregon Road).... backs up to a wooded area that ?? won't be developed.

Really lovely. Except, of course, for the mosquitoes....
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-05-2009, 09:53 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
1,312 posts, read 2,920,967 times
Reputation: 1064
What about further past Cross Plains, places like Mazomanie, Black Earth, and Arena? There are a lot of gorgeous wooded hills out in that area.
Down toward New Glarus is beautiful as well.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-20-2009, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
735 posts, read 716,122 times
Reputation: 591
I agree anything west of Cross Plains will be wooded. A lot of the places mentioned are rural, but to find wooded in the corn/dairyland is more of a struggle.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $79,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Wisconsin > Madison
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2014, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top