Travelers on 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 paved pathway traces the shoreline of the Great Lake, connecting the cities of Two Rivers and Manitowoc. The route is easy and pleasant being relatively straight and flat with numerous parks and restaurants along the way offering places to eat and rest.
On the south side, trail-goers also have access to the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, where visitors can learn about the sailing and shipbuiding heritage of the region and board the World War II submarine USS Cobia for a tour.
Parking and Trail Access
Parking can be found at Lake Shore Park (Memorial Drive, Two Rivers) and Lakeview Park (Maritime Drive, Manitowoc).
Lovely smooth ride
On the morning of July 16, 2012, I very much enjoyed doing the thirteen-mile round trip on this picturesque paved trail along Lake Michigan, starting out and ending up in homey Two Rivers, with a brief peddle-through of the larger Manitowoc half-way through ...