Wisconsin Bike Trails

Omaha Recreation Bike Trail, Wisconsin (WI)

This 12.5-mile, sealcoated trail travels very scenic country from Elroy to Camp Douglas near Interstate 94. The highlight of the trail is an 875-foot tunnel near the center of the trail. The Omaha Trail connects with the Elroy-Sparta Trail and the 400 Trail at a central "commons" in Elroy. The sealcoated surface provides an excellent surface for bikers and...

Old Plank Road Bike Trail, Wisconsin (WI)

A 17-mile multipurpose recreation trail that parallels Highway 23 from Sheboygan to Greenbush where it connects with the Ice Age National Trail in the beautiful Kettle Moraine State Forest. Wooden planks made the best roads in the mid-1800s. Wood was plentiful on the frontier and by laying down planks, all weather roads were built. Floods of immigrants headed west from...

Oconto County Bike Trail, Wisconsin (WI)

A 30-mile former railroad corridor between Gillett and Townsend in northeastern Wisconsin. Trail surface varies from ballast stone to natural graded material. The trail crosses many creeks and branches of the Oconto River leading north into the Nicolet National Forest which offers hundreds of scenic sidetrips. Outside of Oconto the trail parallels the Oconto River. The...

Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest Bike Trail, Wisconsin (WI)

The Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest in northern Wisconsin offers 200,000 acres of recreation in Iron, Vilas and Oneida counties. Several cross-country ski trails in the forest are available for mountain biking in the warmer weather. Those trail systems include: the 7-mile McNaughton Trail twelve miles northwest of Rhinelander; the 12-mile Lumberjack Trail...

New Berlin Recreation Bike Trail, Wisconsin (WI)

This 7-mile, limestone chip trail on a former railway is located between South 124th Street at the Milwaukee/Waukesha County Line and Springdale Road in Waukesha. It is used by bikers, runners, hikers and cross-country skiers. It connects with the Milwaukee County 1976 Bike Trail in Greenfield Park. To the west it can be linked with the Glacial Drumlin State Trail by...

Mountain-Bay State Bike Trail, Wisconsin (WI)

This new 83.4-mile trail follows a former railway bed from Wausau and Green Bay, named for two geological features it connects - Rib Mountain in Marathon County and Green Bay in Brown County - the trail is built on the former Chicago and Northwestern right-of-way; by way of the Stockbridge-Munsee Reservation, Shawano, Amish settlements, and a variety of woodland, wetland...

Military Ridge State Bike Trail, Wisconsin (WI)

Military Ridge Trail winds through the rolling terrain of Dane and Iowa Counties tracing the path of the original military road built in 1835. The trail roughly follows Hwy. 151 from Dodgeville to just east of Verona, but wanders away from the highway through farm lands, prairie remnants and woods. The trail runs along the southern borders of Governor Dodge and Blue Mound...

Lake Country Recreation Bike Trail, Wisconsin (WI)

An 8-mile, multi-use, non-motorized, recreation trail that parallels I-94 between Waukesha and Delafield (North of Delafield & I-94 on Golf Rd.). Open to hikers, bikers, joggers and dogs on a leash, with breath-taking views of Pewaukee and Nagawicka Lakes. The 8-foot wide limestone chip trail is located primarily on the old WEPCO electric railway right-of-way. The...

La Crosse River State Bike Trail, Wisconsin (WI)

Developed on an abandoned rail line, this 21.5-mile trail is a delightful ride along the La Crosse River. The trail runs from Onalaska on the west to Sparta on the east. Prairie remnants, farmlands, trout streams, hardwood forests and wetlands are found along the trail. Packed limestone screenings provide a smooth riding surface. The railroad bridges have been rebuilt for...

Janesville-Spring Brook Bike Trail, Wisconsin (WI)

6 miles of blacktopped trail and 2 miles of graveled railway bed. A portion of the trail follows the Janesville segment of the Ice Age Trail, meandering along Spring Brook and the Rock River. The trail passes Palmer Park, Blackhawk Golf Course, the beautiful Rotary Gardens, Lions Beach and Monterey Park. Restrooms and picnic areas are available at the parks. Contact:...