The City of Fitchburg is located within a 15 minute drive of downtown Madison. Fitchburg has a great mix of housing, top performing schools, thriving businesses, and recreation. Residents are sure to enjoy being surrounded by hundreds of acres of parks and recreational areas such as the Military Ridge State Bike Trail and Capital Springs State Recreation Area. Within a few minutes you could be hiking, skiing, fishing, swimming, boating or enjoying the beautiful scenery! Fitchburg also provides public safety services, library, utilities, police, fire, EMS, and parks commission.