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Beerline Trail

3.1 miles
The Beerline Trail, so named because the corridor was once used by freight trains transporting the ingredients for beer to some of Milwaukee’s famous breweries, has contributed to the revitalization of neighborhoods adjacent to the Milwaukee ...
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Brown Deer Recreational Trail

1 miles
The Brown Deer Recreational Trail runs through the Village of Brown Deer, a suburb of Milwaukee. The tree-line route parallels an active rail line through commercial and residential areas. Mid-way, you can cross the tracks to enter the Village ...
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Bugline Trail

14 miles
Broad blue skies strung with white cloud wisps; gem-green fields harboring cattails and butterflies; canopied glens giving way to cavernous quarries. It's all part of the ride on the 14-mile Bugline Recreation Trail in and around Menomonee Falls, ...
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Chain O' Lakes Bike Path

3.2 miles
The Chain O' Lakes Bike Path is a paved trail that runs between E. Grand Avenue in Fox Lake and Grant Woods Forest Preserve to the east. The trail parallels the railroad track and Rollins Road/CR 31, passing by the Ingleside Metra station before ...
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City of Franklin Hike and Bike Trail

1.5 miles
The City of Franklin Hike and Bike Trail follows a corridor originally used by the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light, an interurban railroad in southeastern Wisconsin. The corridor was later acquired by Wisconsin Electric Power Company, which ...
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Des Plaines River Trail

56.3 miles
The Des Plaines River Trail and Greenway traverses north–south along the route of its namesake river along its course through both Lake and Cook counties. The corridor protects 85% of the riverine habitat in the county. The 56+-mile trail connects ...
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Duck Lake Nature Area Trail

2 miles
The Duck Lake Nature Area Trail follows the southern side of Lake Como between Lake Geneva and Como, Wisconsin, not far from the Illinois state line. The trail is more rustic than most rail-trails and is restricted to hikers only. Scenery ...
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Eisenbahn State Trail

25 miles
The Eisenbahn State Trail (a.k.a the Eden to West Bend Trail) occupies a former Chicago and North Western Railroad corridor that was originally called the "Air Line" because of its direct route passenger service between Chicago and Green Bay. ...
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Fox River Trail (Waukesha)

6 miles
The Fox River Trail runs diagonally along its namesake waterway through Waukesha in southeastern Wisconsin (just outside of Milwaukee). A trailhead at the E.B. Shurts Environmental Education Center in the Fox River Sanctuary offers water, restrooms, ...
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Glacial Drumlin State Trail

51.6 miles
Note: Trail passes are required year-round for cyclists and inline skaters, ages 16 and up. You can buy them at self-registration stations on the trail or at select parks and private businesses. The passes are good for all state trails. Hikers ...
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Glacial River Trail

8.6 miles
Before hopping on the Glacial River Trail to see the sights, consider beginning your journey at the Hoard Historical Museum in Fort Atkinson. The museum is named after the Hoard family behind the nationally distributed dairy farm magazine "Hoard's ...
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Grant Woods Bike Path

5.9 miles
About an hour northwest of Chicago, the beautiful Grant Woods Forest Preserve spans more than 1,000 acres, offering an outdoor respite of prairie, woodlands and marshes. The crushed limestone pathway runs north-south through the park, providing ...
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Hank Aaron State Trail

13.5 miles
NOTE: The Hank Aaron State Trail will be closed from 94th Place to the Oak Leaf Trail for the construction of bridges and structures over the trail until the summer of 2017. For more information, please visit the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The ...
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Hebron Trail

5.2 miles
Open to runners, walkers, bikers and equestrians, the rustic and rural Hebron Trail provides the perfect nature escape. The trail does include a very small section of road that crosses an active rail line, but it is a lightly used county road. ...
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Kenosha County Bike Trail

18.6 miles
The Kenosha County Bike Trail is open in two sections separated by dense neighborhoods in the City of Kenosha. The northern segment runs northeast from 35th Street in the city to 1st Street at the Kenosha–Racine county line. The surroundings ...
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Kinnickinnic River Trail

2.3 miles
Kinnickinnic River Trail (called the KK River Trail by locals) runs just over 2 miles in southern Milwaukee, following the river through a densely populated and industrial corridor. The trail links the neighborhoods of Lincoln Village and Bay ...
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Lake Country Recreation Trail

15.2 miles
The Lake Country Recreation Trail runs from the western edge of Waukesha to Oconomowoc in Wisconsin’s Lake Country area. Most of the trail was built on a former Milwaukee-Watertown Interurban Railway right-of-way, now shared with Wisconsin Electric ...
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Lake Geneva Bike Path

8.9 miles
The Lake Geneva Bike Path runs through the scenic resort city, offering connections to many of the community’s amenities. The trail has five unique, color-coded segments. The Blue Route is the rail-trail portion of the bike path and also ...
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Lake Michigan Pathway

10 miles
The Lake Michigan Pathway extends 9.8 miles along the Racine lakeshore. On the north side of Racine, it connects to Racine County's MRK trail at 3 Mile road and South Street. On the south side of Racine, it connects to Racine County' North Shore ...
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Lake to Lake Bike Trail (WI)

6.5 miles
The Lake to Lake Bike Trail takes you through the beautiful terrain of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. It is a newer, well-maintained trail, with a wide, crushed limestone roadbed. It is used daily by hikers and bicycle enthusiasts. The trail ...
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MRK Trail

4.6 miles
Racine County's eastern edge is home to the MRK Trail, a rail-with-trail that extends north from the City of Racine to the Village of Caledonia. Because Racine County standardized its signs several years ago, you won't see specific rail-trail ...
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Millennium Trail

28.5 miles
The Millennium Trail is a planned 35-mile route through Chicago’s northern suburbs that will connect communities and forest preserves in northwestern Lake County. Currently, 28.5 miles of this regional trail network are complete and open for ...
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Muskego Recreation Trail

6.7 miles
The Muskego Recreation Trail follows a corridor originally used by the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light, an interurban railroad in southeastern Wisconsin. The corridor was later acquired by Wisconsin Electric Power Company, which is known ...
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New Berlin Recreation Trail

7 miles
The New Berlin Trail runs east–west, arrow straight, through Milwaukee's western suburbs, between Waukesha and West Allis. You will find a very smooth flat trip with a slight downhill advantage if you travel west to east. The first 5.5 miles ...
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North Shore Trail (WI)

3 miles
Racine’s southeastern neighborhoods are home to the North Shore Trail, which extends south to the Racine–Kenosha county line. Because Racine County standardized its signs several years ago, you won't see specific rail-trail names on display: ...
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Oak Leaf Trail

116.7 miles
Oak Leaf Trail is the jewel in the crown of Milwaukee County's extensive trail system. The trail meanders more than 100 miles in and around the city of Milwaukee on a changing terrain of flat rural plains and hilly city streets. Nearly a quarter ...
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Old Plank Road Trail (WI)

17 miles
The Old Plank Road Trail parallels State Route 23—a road originally built out of wooden planks in the 1800s—from the western edge of Sheboygan to the Village of Greenbush. The trail was one of the first in the country constructed in the same ...
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Ozaukee Interurban Trail

30.1 miles
The Ozaukee Interurban Trail is an excellent 30-mile, paved path through the communities of Belgium, Port Washington, Grafton, Cedarburg, Mequon and Thiensville. The majority of this trail follows an old electric rail line corridor, though there ...
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Pelishek-Tiffany Nature Trail

6 miles
The Pelishek-Tiffany Nature Trail runs for 6 miles along an abandoned railroad corridor, between the towns of Allens Grove and Clinton. The trail is open to snowmobiles, cyclists, horseback riders and cross-country skiers. The wooded trail passes ...
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Pike River Pathway

2 miles
The Pike River Pathway is a short trail on both sides of the reconstructed Pike River in the Village of Mount Pleasant. The path is convenient to several neighborhoods in the community. Birds, frogs and other wildlife call the adjacent wetlands ...
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Prairie Trail (IL)

28 miles
The Prairie Trail—not to be confused with the Illinois Prairie Path—is a 28-mile route starting just 0.8 mile from the Wisconsin–Illinois border in Genoa City, Wisconsin, and ending in Algonquin, Illinois. The trail is a beautiful piece of nature ...
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Racine-Sturtevant Trail

3.5 miles
The Racine-Sturtevant Trail runs for 3.5 miles from the western side of Racine to near the eastern edge of the Village of Sturtevant. The trail occupies an abandoned rail corridor for most of its route, with only a short diversion from S. Green ...
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Richard Bong State Recreation Area Road Trail

1.7 miles
The Richard Bong State Recreation Area, encompassing more than 4,000 acres, is situated in Kansasville, a small town in southeast Wisconsin. The park has amenities for a plethora of activities, including hiking, mountain biking, cross-country ...
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Robert McClory Bike Path

26.5 miles
The Robert McClory Bike Path is notorious for its conglomeration of names over the years. At any given time—and depending on whom you ask—it has been called the Green Bay Trail and the North Shore Bike Path, although those names now refer to ...
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Root River Pathway

4 miles
The Root River Pathway uses a combination of off-road trail and on-road route to form a crescent around the City of Racine. The trail closely follows the bends of the Root River, making it a great place to appreciate the waterway’s natural beauty. ...
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Seven Waters Bike Trail

17.6 miles
The Seven Waters Bike Trail is a scenic corridor stretching more than 17 miles north–south between Burlington and Muskego Lake into Waukesha County. The trail was originally three trails, locally called Burlington, Waterford–Wind Lake and Norway, ...
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Sheboygan Interurban Trail

17.7 miles
The Sheboygan Interurban Trail follows the route of an electric railway that once ran between Milwaukee and Sheboygan from the early 1900s to 1951. The trail begins at Pebble Beach Road on the Ozaukee County/Sheboygan County Line and travels ...
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WE Energies Trail

2 miles
The WE Energies Trail, so named because it uses a Wisconsin Energy Corporation utility corridor for much of its route, links Racine and Oak Creek in Racine and Milwaukee counties. Despite the presence of power lines, the trail’s journey through ...
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West Allis Cross Town Connector

0.9 miles
Although short, the West Allis Cross Town Connector represents an important start to a future link between three trails in Milwaukee County. Currently, the trail begins at a junction with the New Berlin Recreation Trail and Oak Leaf Trail north ...
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White River State Trail

19 miles
As of 2012, the White River State Trail runs for a total of 19 miles in two separate segments. The Walworth County segment is 12 miles long and runs between Elkhorn and just west of the city of Burlington. The Racine County section is 7 miles ...
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Wild Goose State Trail

34.4 miles
The Wild Goose State Trail is a premier rail-trail, spanning approximately 35 miles in Dodge and Fond du Lac counties. If you are looking for a peaceful and beautiful place to visit, this trail has it all. Almost the entire trail is tree-covered, ...
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