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Parks and Trail systems

Lakes and Beaches

article about Cambridge's natural resources.


  Lake Ripley Fisheree
First Friday & Saturday in February
4pm Friday thru 4:30pm Saturday
on Lake Ripley
  usually held the 2nd Saturday in February)
Dip for Dozer
Dozer 52 Scholarship Fund Raiser
at Lake Ripley Park

For more details click here



  The Women's Dirt Retreat
dates to be announced

At the Dirt Retreat not only do women get an opportunity to improve their mountain bike skills but we also enjoy wonderful prizes and good company For more information, see: http://www.madforcs.org/dirtretreat.html


  Battle of CamRock
A Wisconsin off-Road Series Event
by Capital Off-Road Pathfinders
June   date to be announced
9:30 am start

The trail system at CamRock is a blend of wide and fast flowing single-track that runs through open fields of prairie grass, wooded single-track with bermed turns, and more technical single-track with a touch of roots and rocks. The Battle of CamRock’s course contains some great downhill sections that will have you begging for another lap.

Registration Online 

  CamRock Challenge
 date to be announced
A triathlon of an 11-mile bike ride on rural Cambridge roads, followed by a 3-mile run through beautiful CamRock Park and finally a 3-mile canoe/kayak ride down the Koshkonong Creek. 

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usually held the 2nd Saturday in July
Cambridge Area EMS Cannonball Run
registration 6:30am run starts at 7:30
meet in CamRock Cafe Parking lot

5k and 10k runs and a 1 mile Trophy Dash.  All races will be run on the beautiful
Cam Rock Park pedestrian trails.


Questions? Email: run4fun@caemscannonballrun.com or call  Bob at 608.423.3511.


The Cambridge Lake Ripley Ride
Third Saturday inJuly  at 8am
Ages: Riders 12 and under will need to accompanied by an adult at all times

 Featuring three distances: a family friendly 22-mile (mostly flat) route, a longer and slightly hilly 40-mile route, and a more challenging 62-mile metric century route.

Registration begins March 1.



camrock three
Click here for trail map of CamRock Park



Twelve Hours of
Pitch Black Singletrack

 - 8 pm start

The Capital Off-Road Pathfinders and The Viking Biking Club are proud to
present the  Wisconsin Endurance Mountain Bike Series -
The Twelve Hours of
Pitch Black Singletrack. Mass start for all classes. So, grab your rig,
charge your lights and challenge your friends for bragging rights! Online
registration & information available.

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Cambridge Triathlon
Third Sunday, August  at Ripley Park  

This sprint distance triathlon will take you along the shores of Lake Ripley, traveling scenic country roads and through beautiful downtown Cambridge.  The event will start and end at Ripley Park, an 18 acre beach front park complete with a bathhouse, multiple shelters, a disc golf course, a playground for the kids, and much more!

Cost - Early Bird (before July 31) $70
August 1 - race day = $80


  Tyranena Octoberfest Ride

  Breast Cancer Awareness Ride

  Spooktacular Swim Party
 at Cambridge Community Pool

Spend the evening with ghost and goblins! Your child will go batty with the contests in and around the pool. Bring your trick or treat bags to be filled by the crazed CAP staff.
registration and fee please contact

CamRock Park Trails Group Rides:
Every Monday at  6pm Westside Park Trail Head
Group ride for all skill levels - meet afterward at Cafe for drinks and camaraderie

Every Wednesday at 5 pm at CamRock Area III   Weekly get together for a group mountain biking ride with grilling/potluck afterward.  www.madcitydirt.com

Mad Forcs Thursday night female group mountain biking rides in CamRock  - email for details

Glacial Drumlin Youth Mountain Biking Club - four co-ed groups from 19 and under -  Ride will take place weekday evenings and weekends May - June.

Cambridge Community Activities Program



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