Manitowoc, WI Birding Trails and Maps

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Length
Surfaces
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Ahnapee State Park Trail

44.9 mi
State: WI
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Apple Creek Trail

3.9 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Baird Creek Trail

3.3 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Brooke Street Trail

2 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

CE Trail

5.8 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Devil's River State Trail

14.6 mi
State: WI
Crushed Stone

Downtown Trail (WI)

1 mi
State: WI
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Duck Creek Trail (WI)

6 mi
State: WI
Crushed Stone

East River Trail

6.5 mi
State: WI
Concrete

Eisenbahn State Trail

25 mi
State: WI
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Fox River State Trail

24.5 mi
State: WI
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Friendship State Trail

18.4 mi
State: WI
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Crushed Stone

Harbor View Trail

1.1 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Kohler Memorial Drive Path

0.7 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Konkapot Creek Trail

1.2 mi
State: WI
Gravel

Lake to Lake Bike Trail (WI)

6.5 mi
State: WI
Crushed Stone, Gravel

Lakefront Bike Path

0.5 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Loop the Little Lake

3.5 mi
State: WI
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete

Mariners Trail

6.2 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Mascoutin Valley State Trail

21 mi
State: WI
Crushed Stone, Grass, Gravel
Accordion

Mountain-Bay State Trail

83.4 mi
State: WI
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

Newberry Trail

2.4 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Newton Blackmour State Trail

20.6 mi
State: WI
Crushed Stone

Old Plank Road Trail (WI)

17 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Ozaukee Interurban Trail

30.1 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Packerland Drive Trail

6.9 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Peebles Trail

5.6 mi
State: WI
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Prairie Trail (WI)

6.7 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Rawley Point Trail

5.9 mi
State: WI
Crushed Stone

Sheboygan Interurban Trail

17.7 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Shoreland 400 Rail Trail

1.85 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

Taylor Drive Multi-use Path

2.75 mi
State: WI
Asphalt

West Side Railroad Trail

1.5 mi
State: WI
Concrete

Wild Goose State Trail

34.4 mi
State: WI
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass

Wiouwash State Trail

41 mi
State: WI
Crushed Stone
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The Ahnapee State Trail in northeast Wisconsin provides a scenic 45-mile journey between Sturgeon Bay and Kewaunee, featuring a tour of water bodies along the Door Peninsula. It also overlaps two...
WI 44.9 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Running between Edgewood Drive and Meade Street in Appleton, Wisconsin, is a ribbon of smooth asphalt winding alongside a reedy stream. The Apple Creek Trail is a recreational path that is open to...
WI 3.9 mi Asphalt
The Baird Creek Trail begins on the east side of the East River in the heart of Green Bay. The paved pathway follows the river a short distance north, past Sullivan Elementary School. Soon, you'll...
WI 3.3 mi Asphalt
Fond du Lac's Brooke Street Trail follows a former rail corridor from the community's southern reaches to an endpoint not far from scenic Lake Winnebago. The city's location relative to the lake,...
WI 2 mi 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...
WI 5.8 mi Asphalt
The Devil's River State Trail stretches more than 14 miles, connecting the towns of Denmark, Maribel, Francis Creek and Kossuth in eastern Wisconsin. The trail is a scenic jaunt through farmland,...
WI 14.6 mi Crushed Stone
The Downtown Trail—also known as the River Trail and Riverwalk Trail—runs alongside the Fond du Lac River for nearly 2 miles in the heart of Fond du Lac. The vast majority of the trail is smooth...
WI 1 mi Asphalt, 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...
WI 6 mi Crushed Stone
The East River Trail winds for just over 6 miles along its namesake waterway through the communities of Green Bay, Bellevue, Allouez, De Pere, and Ledgeview. Its first section was developed in 1990...
WI 6.5 mi Concrete
The Eisenbahn State Trail gives a nod to Wisconsin’s German heritage in its name—Eisenbahn is German for “railway.” The strict translation, “iron road,” refers to the iron rails originally used as...
WI 25 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
The Fox River State Trail connects Packerland with pastureland as it rolls for 25 miles from the hometown of NFL’s Green Bay Packers to farming communities south. Named for the river that spawned the...
WI 24.5 mi Asphalt, 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...
WI 18.4 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Crushed Stone
The Harbor View Trail occupies a former rail bed—now shared with overhead electric transmission wires—on the southern edge of Lakeside Park in Fond du Lac. The trail parallels Harbor View Drive for...
WI 1.1 mi Asphalt
The Kohler Memorial Drive Path is a straight paved path that rides adjacent to the Kohler Memorial Drive. Starting at the American Red Cross, you can ride for just under a mile on the outskirts of the...
WI 0.7 mi Asphalt
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...
WI 1.2 mi 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...
WI 6.5 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel
Located in Sheboygan at the South Pier, the Lakefront Bike Path begins off Indiana Avenue and connects on to the Pier Boardwalk. The trail is right off the shores so users have a pleasant ride or walk...
WI 0.5 mi Asphalt
Loop the Little Lake, or the Loop, is a 3.5-mile circle of trails, bike lanes, sidewalks and parks around the lower half of Little Lake Butte des Morte in Wisconsin, just north of the larger Lake...
WI 3.5 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete
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...
WI 6.2 mi Asphalt
The Mascoutin Valley State Trail is divided into two segments along a former corridor of the Chicago and North Western Railway. The eastern section runs 10 miles between Fond du Lac and Rosendale. The...
WI 21 mi Crushed Stone, Grass, Gravel
Accordion
The 83-mile Mountain-Bay State Trail, one of the longest trails in the state, travels a mostly scenic, wooded route through three counties—Marathon, Shawano, and Brown—as it makes its way from Weston...
WI 83.4 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel
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...
WI 2.4 mi Asphalt
As of summer 2015, the Newton Blackmour State Trail is now complete, running 20 miles in eastern Wisconsin from the outskirts of New London to Seymour, roughly paralleling State Highway 54. Along the...
WI 20.6 mi Crushed Stone
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...
WI 17 mi Asphalt
If you’re going to visit the historical communities that lie just west of Lake Michigan, why not use the former route of the venerable interurban railroad? The Ozaukee Interurban Trail stretches the...
WI 30.1 mi Asphalt
In western Green Bay, the Packerland Drive Trail primarily parallels its namesake roadway, just east of the airport. The paved trail is separated from traffic by a wide grassy median and has open,...
WI 6.9 mi Asphalt
The Peebles Trail is a nearly 6-mile pathway, linking Fond du Lac at the southern edge of Lake Winnebago with St. Peter (Taycheedah) to its east. The trail also passes through the unincorporated...
WI 5.6 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
The Prairie Trail offers a paved route of nearly 7 miles along the eastern boundary of Fond du Lac, a mid-sized city befitting its French name which means “foot of the lake” as it hugs the southern...
WI 6.7 mi Asphalt
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...
WI 5.9 mi Crushed Stone
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...
WI 17.7 mi 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,...
WI 1.85 mi Asphalt
Taylor Drive Multi-use Path is a 2.75-mile trail in the heart of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The trail stretches from Crocker Avenue to Kohler Memorial Drive (SR 23), providing a north-south non-motorized...
WI 2.75 mi Asphalt
The West Side Railroad Trail cuts a diagonal 1.5-mile route across Green Bay's western neighborhoods from South Oneida Street to Bond Street. Much of the paved pathway is pleasantly buffered by trees....
WI 1.5 mi Concrete
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...
WI 34.4 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass
Wisconsin’s Wiouwash State Trail is named for the four counties it passes through: Winnebago, Outagamie, Waupaca and Shawano. Currently, 41 miles of the rail-trail are open in two disconnected...
WI 41 mi Crushed Stone

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Recent Trail Reviews

Wild Goose State Trail

underwhelming

June, 2020 by ucrubr

Road the entire trail from fox du lac to Juneau. Plus a side 3 or so miles at the Horicon. It was so much the same. Not much changed all the way. Few people on it so it was a bit boring. Not much to visit along the way and Juneau didn’t have much either. I didn’t hate it but I wouldn’t do it again. Lots of bumps and the trail was ok otherwise. Just meh.

Wild Goose State Trail

Ruts

June, 2020 by alanelle

There are a few deep ruts caused by equipment used to push over dead trees that need repairs. Some are difficult to see until you are on top of them.

Newton Blackmour State Trail

Love Newton Blackmour

June, 2020 by kjacquart1

Rode the trail from Black Creek to New London a week ago with my wife. Did the other section earlier in the year. We both loved it. The wetlands seem to stretch forever. Plenty of wildlife, vegetation and scenery to enjoy and appreciate. The serenade from the frogs was great. Some deer and cranes as well. Also the lumber mill activity in Shiocton was intriguing. Not much shade but just perfect for what we like. Abrupt ending in New London.

Accordion

Old Plank Road Trail (WI)

No shade, lots of hills

June, 2020 by kjberndt

Started in Greenbush and made it 9 miles before turning back. All asphalt, no shade, lots of hills between Greenbush and Plymouth.

Fox River State Trail

loved loved this trail!

June, 2020 by ucrubr

Put on almost 60 miles today on this trail start to finish. Tootled around the town of Green Bay for a while too. Love this trail! The paved part is fantastic, and the packed lime stone is great too! When you reach the paved portion your asked to leave $5 for the trail. Well worth it imho. Will return again. Really wasn’t crowded. Since it’s such a wide trail it’s easy to get around ppl.

Newton Blackmour State Trail

a bit Monotonous

June, 2020 by ucrubr

I rode house road in New London to Seymour and back. 43 miles total. The crushed gravel is fine but lots of large clumps of weeks. Nothing much was seen (one turkey) but it’s straight and a bit boring. I didn’t hate it but probably won’t do it again. No benches at all to stop and rest (so I didn’t) however rides through quite a bit of swamp so I’m sure the Mosquitoes would be insane.

Mountain-Bay State Trail

Eland Traveling West 6/6/2020

June, 2020 by dennik

Pleasantly surprised! One of the best scenic trails we’ve traveled on. A tad bumpy in spots but overall easy to travel for a gravel trail.

Loop the Little Lake

beautiful view.

June, 2020 by ucrubr

I’ve ridden this trail several times now. It’s lovely. There are even bike fix spots along the way. When it’s crowded it’s hard to maneuver around kids running to both sides of the trail. Parents need to teach trail etiquette to them! It connects with the Friendship trail and the Wiouwash trail I enjoy all of these.

Kohler Memorial Drive Path

great trail for all ages

May, 2020 by rrk8091_tl

This trail has something for everyone. Long and slight terrain changes. Great for families with small kids who need some together time. All paved and maintained.

Duck Creek Trail (WI)

Worst trail ever..... This is not a trail but more of a joke against hikers looking for a nice walk down a trail. No markings no grooming totally dangerous

May, 2020 by htangen111

Worst trail ever..... This is not a trail but more of a joke against hikers looking for a nice walk down a trail. No markings no grooming totally dangerous

West Side Railroad Trail

Great Trail, Very Short

April, 2020 by chadwickholloman

I love very close to this trail and ride it a couple times a week, it’s only 1.5 miles, but it is maintained very well and even has a bicycle repair station on the trail. Lots of walkers as the weather has gotten nicer, but still great for a quick leisurely ride.

Mascoutin Valley State Trail

wonderful marshy grassland

April, 2020 by vanburenbud

I and a beautiful friend of mine got to ride this beautiful scenic ride from fond du lac to rose n dale and back today and we absolutely enjoyed the whole experience, a bit windy but a nice 2:30 hr ride at a leisurely pace. Happy trails to you all!

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