Bike Trails in Wisconsin

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  • 400 State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 22.3 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The 400 State Trail travels between Reedsburg and Elroy on 22.3 miles of old Chicago and North Western Railroad line. The trail's curious name has an obvious origin. It is named for the train—Number 400—that traveled 400 miles from Chicago to ...
  • Badger State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 40 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Badger State Trail runs from the Illinois border to the southern neighborhoods of Madison. The first 34 miles from Illinois to Purcell Road near Fitchburg have a crushed limestone surface, while the remaining 6 miles into Madison are paved. ...
  • Bearskin State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 18 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Shimmering lakes and Wisconsin's beautiful North Woods wilderness await you on the Bearskin State Park Trail. The trail provides a splendid journey along an old Milwaukee Road rail corridor that hauled white pine to the Midwest and later carried ...
  • Beerline Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Brown Deer Recreational Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Brownstone Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 2.9 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    The Brownstone Trail runs for nearly 3 miles on an abandoned Chicago and North Western Railway corridor from the historic downtown area of Bayfield, Wisconsin, to the Port Superior Marina south of the city. The trail follows the shoreline of ...
  • Bugline Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    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, ...
  • CE Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 5.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The CE Trail, one of the longest trails in the Fox Valley region of Wisconsin, links Appleton and Kaukauna along busy County Highway CE. While not particularly scenic, the trail offers access to a number of amenities in those two cities (as ...
  • Campus Drive Pedestrian and Bicycle Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Madison’s Campus Drive Pedestrian and Bicycle Path is a short trail linking the city’s west side with the University of Wisconsin’s agricultural facilities. Both the heart of the university and the downtown area of Madison are just a short trek ...
  • Cannonball Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Cannonball Path is currently being developed on a railbanked Union Pacific corridor from near downtown Madison to Fitchburg, a southern suburb. A substantial portion of the paved trail is complete between Madison’s Beltline—including a new ...
  • Capital City State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 17 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    NOTE: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources requires a trail pass for cyclists and inline skaters for the Nine Springs E-way portion of this trail (9 miles), but Dane County provides free passes for frequent commuters. If you want ...
  • Chippewa River State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 38.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Chippewa River State Trail runs for nearly 40 miles between Eau Claire and Durand, with plans to extend the trail farther north. The route partly follows an abandoned railroad corridor of the Milwaukee Road. Much of the trail is urban and ...
  • City of Franklin Hike and Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    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 ...
  • Copper Culture Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Copper Culture Trail provides a critical off-road connection between the 8-mile Oconto River State Trail and Copper Culture State Park in Oconto. The 40-acre park offers picnic areas and access to the Oconto River for boaters, and visitors ...
  • Crystal Lake Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 11 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This trail runs from the Crystal Lake Campground and travels north to downtown Boulder Junction, passing Trout Lake along the way. This fully-paved trail is the ideal ride for touring bikes as well as groups riding with younger children. There ...
  • Duck Creek Trail (WI)

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 10 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    On the western end, the Duck Creek Trail picks up where the Newton Blackmour State Trail leaves off, that is just east of the town of Seymour at Vanderheuvel Road. Traveling along an old railroad route, the trail passes through a wooded corridor ...
  • Duncan Creek Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Chippewa Falls’ Duncan Creek Trail—also known as the Duncan Creek Parkway Trail—is a scenic loop around the city. While the vast majority of the trail is off-road, some portions are actually signed on-road routes on low-stress roads or bike ...
  • Eisenbahn State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    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. ...
  • Elroy-Sparta State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 32 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The history of the Elroy-Sparta State Trail is almost as fun as the ride. In its prime this section of the Chicago and North Western Railroad supplied markets in Chicago and Madison with goods from Minnesota, northern Iowa and the Dakotas. Countless ...
  • Fox River State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 25.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Fox River looms large in the life and landscape of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Along its east side the Riverwalk follows the contours of the downtown shoreline like two friends on an evening stroll. Then, just south of the Mason Street Bridge—officially—it ...
  • Fox River Trail (Waukesha)

    State: WI
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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, ...
  • Friendship State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 18.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Boardwalk, Crushed Stone

    The Friendship State Trail will eventually run between Stevens Point and Manitowoc in eastern Wisconsin. Currently, two disconnected segments of the trail are open for use. In the east, a 4-mile stretch joins the small towns of Brillion and ...
  • Gandy Dancer Trail - Southern Section

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 47 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The 98-mile Gandy Dancer Trail runs along the old Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad corridor from St. Croix Falls north to Superior. The trail is separated into two sections: the 51-mile northern section (between Superior ...
  • Glacial Drumlin State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 51.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel

    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 ...
  • Glacial River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 8.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    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 ...
  • Great River State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 24 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Great River State Trail follows the shores of the Mississippi River in western Wisconsin. The trail meanders through 24.4 miles of river marsh, thick hardwood forests and bucolic farmland. It is a wonderful nature escape and a reflection ...
  • Hank Aaron State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 13.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    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 ...
  • Hiawatha Trail (WI)

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Shimmering lakes and Wisconsin's beautiful North Woods wilderness await you on the Hiawatha Trail. The trail provides a splendid journey along an old Milwaukee Road rail corridor that hauled white pine to the Midwest and later carried a passenger ...
  • Hillsboro State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 4.3 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The 4.3-mile Hillsboro State Trail will make you feel instantly at home. Easy and flat, this gravel trail will take you on a short excursion from Hillsboro to Union Center. But this trail is more of a draw for what it connects you to than for ...
  • Interlink Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 1.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Interlink Trail connects the southern end of Wisconsin’s portion of the 47-mile Gandy Dancer Trail with Interstate Park in St. Croix Falls. Along the way, the Polk County Information Center offers restrooms, parking and resources for visitors ...
  • Kenosha County Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 18.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Kinnickinnic River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Kohler Memorial Drive Path

    State: WI
    Length: 0.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

  • Konkapot Creek Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Konkapot Creek Trail is a short gravel pathway that follows the winding tributary of the Fox River through Kaukauna. On its south end, the trail connects directly to the CE Trail, which travels east–west from Kaukauna to Appleton. Near ...
  • La Crosse River State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 22 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The La Crosse River State Trail is a link in a chain of rail-trails that connect more than 100 miles. This 21-mile trail leads you from the industrial river community of La Crosse to Sparta, the self-proclaimed biking capital of the United States. ...
  • Lake Country Recreation Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 15.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Lake Geneva Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 8.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Lake Michigan Pathway

    State: WI
    Length: 10 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    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 ...
  • Lake to Lake Bike Trail (WI)

    State: WI
    Length: 6.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Gravel

    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 ...
  • Lakefront Bike Path

    State: WI
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

  • MRK Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 4.6 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    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 ...
  • Manitowish Waters Bike Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Manitowish Waters paved bike trail starts from Red Feather Road, off Highway K, and travels through downtown via Highway W. Along the way you will pass by Rest Lake Park and the North Lakeland Discovery Center where swimming and restrooms ...
  • Mariners Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 6.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Travelers on the Mariners Trail will be spoiled with beautiful vistas of beaches, parks, forests and the sparkling waters of Lake Michigan. Supplementing the scenic landscapes are several trailside gardens and public art pieces. The 6-mile ...
  • Military Ridge State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 45 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    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 ...
  • Mountain-Bay State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 83.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The Mountain-Bay State Trail runs 83 miles across north-central Wisconsin between Green Bay and Rib Mountain east of Wausau. The trail occupies the old rail corridor of the former Chicago and Northwestern Railroad and is one of the state's longest ...
  • Muskego Recreation Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 6.7 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    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 ...
  • New Berlin Recreation Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Newberry Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 2.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Appleton’s Newberry Trail follows the Fox River, its navigational canal locks and an active rail line at different points during its scenic trek. The area was once an industrial hub, but mature trees now provide shade and a sense of serenity ...
  • Newton Blackmour State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Newton Blackmour State Trail currently runs 9 miles along an old rail corridor between downtown Black Creek and just east of the town of Seymour, where it continues as the Duck Creek Trail east of Vandenheuvel Road. Eventually the trail ...
  • Newton Blackmour State Trail Extension

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    From Outagamie County Parks : Proposed multipurpose trail of Outagamie County Parks will run between New London and Seymour, Wisconsin on a former railroad route. Currently this trail is completed between Seymour and Black Creek. The trials ...
  • North Shore Trail (WI)

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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: ...
  • Northwestern Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 2.8 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The Northwestern Trail begins near the public library in downtown Ripon, a charming small town in eastern Wisconsin. History buffs may want to head a few blocks south from this endpoint to explore the Little White Schoolhouse (303 Blackburn ...
  • Oak Leaf Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 116.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Oconto River State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Oconto River State Trail offers an 8-mile crushed limestone, level-grade pathway between Stiles Junction and Oconto, which sits on the shores of Lake Michigan. Along the way, you'll enjoy a mixture of forest and pasture views. At the ...
  • Old Abe State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 19.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Old Abe State Trail, open on a nearly 20-mile abandoned railroad grade, connects two State Parks from Chippewa Falls to Cornell, Wisconsin. This old rail corridor has been developed into a multi-use trail for bicyclists, snowmobilers, hikers, ...
  • Old Plank Road Trail (WI)

    State: WI
    Length: 17 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Omaha Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 12.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    This 14-mile limestone trail is a gorgeous offshoot from a 100-mile continuous trail corridor that includes the Great River State Trail, La Crosse River State Trail, Elroy-Sparta State Trail and the 400 State Trail. The Omaha Trail's gentle ...
  • Osaugie Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Osaugie Trail leads users past various landmarks along Superior’s waterfront, including the S.S. Meteor Whaleback Ship Museum, Barker's Island, and the Burlington Ore Dock, where the Edmund Fitzgerald set out on its last ill-fated voyage ...
  • Ozaukee Interurban Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 30.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Peace Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Peace Trail is a scenic tree-shaded route paralleling the Rock River and an active rail line in southern Wisconsin's Janesville. At its northern end, the pathway merges with the Rock River Parkway Trail, which continues east another 2.5 ...
  • Pheasant Branch Conservancy Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 4.2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Pheasant Branch Conservancy Trail forms a loop within the scenic Pheasant Branch Conservancy, a natural area containing a marsh, meadows, forest and hills. The area is home to a vast array of wildlife, including frogs and deer. Birdwatchers ...
  • Pike River Pathway

    State: WI
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Pine Line Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 26.2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    True to its name, the Pine Line Trail cuts through magnificent stands of white pine on its way from Prentice to Medford. For more than 100 years, the corridor was used by the Wisconsin Central Railroad to ship large quantities of eastern white ...
  • Pine River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 14.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Pine River Trail winds on an abandoned railroad corridor between Richland Center and Lone Rock in scenic Richland County. Trail users are treated to stunning views of river bluffs, marshland and dense woodlands, as well as famous Wisconsin ...
  • Racine-Sturtevant Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Rawley Point Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 5.9 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Rawley Point Trail is a winding, hard-packed limestone pathway from the harbor town of Two Rivers on the shores of Lake Michigan to Point Beach State Forest. The 6-mile, sometimes hilly, trail offers scenic views of the lake, beaches, dunes ...
  • Red Cedar State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 14.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Red Cedar State Trail runs for 14.5 miles between the city of Menomonie and the Dunnville Wildlife Area. From here south of the river it links with the Chippewa River State Trail. Along its route, the Red Cedar trail passes through the communities ...
  • Richard Bong State Recreation Area Road Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Rock River Parkway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 2.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Rock River Parkway Trail in Janesville runs between Rockport Park and S. Jackson Street bridge on the north side of the river. Here, at the trail's eastern terminus, you can easily link to Spring Brook Trail from the end of Riverside Drive. ...
  • Root River Pathway

    State: WI
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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. ...
  • Seven Waters Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 17.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel

    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, ...
  • Sheboygan Interurban Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 17.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Shoreland 400 Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Shoreland 400 Rail Trail opened in 2013 on a former Union Pacific Railroad corridor through the heart of Sheboygan. More than 30% of Sheboygan County’s residents live within a mile of the trail, making it a convenient and safe transportation ...
  • South Connector Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 3.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This path runs along the north side of Highway 11 and south of the city of Janesville. The eastern end starts about 3/4 of a mile west of I-39 and runs all the way to S County Road D, crossing over Rock River and just a short distance from Valley ...
  • Southwest Commuter Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 5.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    A quick trip on Madison's 5.6-mile Southwest Commuter Path conceals the full scale of this path. It's also the northern segment of the Badger State Trail, which travels 40 miles to the state line and continues for another 32 miles into Illinois. ...
  • Spring Brook Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 5.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Janesville's Spring Brook Trail provides an important non-motorized route to many of the city's popular recreational amenities. The pathway begins just off the eastern terminus of the Rock River Parkway Trail and crosses the river on its journey ...
  • St. Germain Bike & Hike Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 12 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This 12 mile paved trail runs throughout St. Germain, connecting bicyclists, hikers and birdwatchers with the 45-mile Heart of Vilas County Hike & Bike Trail System. The gentle terrain makes for leisurely walking and pedaling. The trail leads ...
  • Starkweather Creek Path

    State: WI
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Starkweather Creek Path traces the waterway north from the Capital City State Trail through Madison’s eastern neighborhoods of Starkweather, Worthington Park, Eken Park and Carpenter-Ridgeway. The scenic trail also features two dedicated ...
  • Sugar River State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    If you can't make it to Switzerland do the next best thing: take the Sugar River State Trail to "America's Little Switzerland"—New Glarus, Wisconsin. Settled in 1845 by a small tribe of Swiss pioneers, New Glarus today is a living monument to ...
  • Three Eagle Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 11.2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Three Eagle Trail is a rail-trail in northern Wisconsin that follows the former Chicago and North Western (CNW) Railway line between the City of Eagle River and the Town of Three Lakes. Approximately 1.5 miles of trail in the north and 3 ...
  • Tomorrow River State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 29.2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Tomorrow River State Trail runs for nearly 30 miles between the Wisconsin towns of Plover and Manawa, linking with the communities of Scandinavia, Ogdensburg and Amherst Junction. There is a separate adjacent path for horseback riders, who ...
  • Tri-County Corridor Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 61.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    Get away from it all on the Tri-County Corridor Trail. Pick up this North Woods rail-trail in Superior, where it connects with the more urban Osaugie Trail, which extends farther west. Spanning the three counties of Ashland, Bayfield and Douglas, ...
  • Tuscobia State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 74 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    From Rice Lake to Park Falls, the Tuscobia Trail travels 74 miles through the Flambeau State Forest and Chequamegon National Forest. Enjoy the rugged wilderness of the Blue Hills from a nearly-level former rail grade. Trail users can hike, mountain ...
  • Upper Yahara River Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 2.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Boardwalk

    In south-central Wisconsin, the Upper Yahara River Trail connects the communities of DeForest and Windsor along a beautiful wooded waterway. The trail is paved (with boardwalk over some environmentally sensitive sections) and well maintained ...
  • WE Energies Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    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 ...
  • West Allis Cross Town Connector

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • White River State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 19 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Crushed Stone, Gravel

    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 ...
  • Wild Goose State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 34 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Woodchips

    The Wild Goose State Trail is a premier rail-trail, spanning nearly 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, very ...
  • Wingra Creek Path

    State: WI
    Length: 1.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Wingra Creek Path—also known as the Wingra Bike Path—runs along the winding waterway in Madison. The trail provides a critical link from the neighborhoods south of downtown Madison to the Capital City State Trail and several city parks. At ...
  • Wiouwash State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 41 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Wisconsin’s Wiouwash State Trail is named for the four counties it passes through: Winnebago, Outagamie, Waupaca and Shawano. 41 miles of the rail-trail are currently open in two disconnected sections, separated by a gap of approximately 30 ...
  • Wolf River State Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WI
    Length: 19.7 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Crushed Stone

    The Wolf River State Trail is currently open for nearly 20 miles from Crandon in Forest County to Lily in rural Langlade County. The entire length of the trail is adjacent to the Nicolet National Forest, offering additional opportunities for ...