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Trails
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General Trail Etiquette

  • Treat all trail users with respect and courtesy, regardless of their sport, speed or skill level.
  • Stay to the right and pass on the left. Anticipate other trail users around corners and in blind spots.
  • Stay on the trail. Do not use shortcuts.
  • Learn to use appropriate hand signals.
  • Respect trail closures. Obey posted signs and travel only on open trails.
  • Carry out all litter, including pet waste.
  • Yield to horseback riders. When encountering a horse, speak in a calm, pleasant tone. Turn off your motors. Expect the rider to advise you, as they know the horse best.
  • Dogs must be kept on a eight-foot leash at all times.
  • Do not pick flowers and plants, and do not pull bark off trees.

Wiouwash Trail

Places Along Trail

Description

The Wiouwash State Trail is a high trestle trail named after the four counties it runs through: Winnebago, Outagamie, Waupaca and Shawano. The flat trail is great for those who enjoy exploring along a former rail corridor with pit stops for river fishing, a brewery and wildlife viewing in praries. It is separated into two sections by about 30 miles. The Winnebago County portion of the trail runs north through Oshkosh and stops in Hortonville.

Length

  • 21.8 miles through Winnebago and Outagamie counties from Oshkosh to Hortonville.
  • 5.9 miles of gravel road connects to the Winnebago County 21.8-mile trestle trail of abandoned railroad corridor.
  • 24 miles through Waupaca and Shawano counties from Split Rock to Birnamwood.

Activities

  • Walking
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing

Amenities

  • Motorized vehicles not allowed, except snowmobiles in the winter
  • Dogs allowed with a leash
  • Alcoholic beverages not allowed
  • Open from dawn to dusk - open longer during winter for snowmobiling
  • Parking lots
  • Westwind Road
  • County Highway S/County Road Y
  • County Road GG
  • County Road G
  • Breezewood Lane
  • Behind the Town of Clayton Town Hall building
  • Medina Junction Road

Pit Stops

  • Wisconsin Rat River Wildlife area (10,000 acres)
  • Medina Junction Road
  • Winnebago/Outagamie County Line
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Fairview Road
  • Brooks Road
  • ⅓ mile north of County GG
  • ⅓ mile north of Allenville
  • ½ mile south of Oakridge Road
  • Rat River Bridge
  • Shoreline Fishing
  • Sunset Bay located between Ryf and West Wind Road in Oshkosh
  • Split Rock to Birnamwood
  • Tiger Creek run along most of the trail
  • Lisa’s Sweet Shoppe Bakery - 410 Howard St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Coffee Cups - 504 S Webb St, Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Vinal Street Tavern - 207 W. Vinal St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Resch Lanes - 407 Howard St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Oshkosh to Hortonville
  • Lake Butte des Morts
  • Bare Bones Brewery - 4362 County Hwy S, Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Daggets Creek
  • Woodcrafts - 4482 County Road G, Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Oshkosh-Larsen Trail Prairies State Natural Area - north of Woodcrafts
  • Crosses Friendship Trail at U.S. 10 in Larsen, Wisconsin
  • Arrowhead River in Larsen, Wisconsin
  • Rat River
  • Black Otter Lake
  • Black Otter Supper Club - 503 S. Nash St., Hortonville, WI 54944

Mascoutin Valley State Trail

Places Along Trail

Description

The Mascoutin Valley State Trail is built on a former railroad corridor of crushed limestone, grass and gravel. Travelers will see farms, prairies and wetlands in Green Lake, Winnebago and Fond du Lac counties. Some of the popular scenic pit stops it the Eldorado Marsh Wildlife Area in Fond du Lac County and the Rush Lake Marsh area in Winnebago County. The trail separates between the western section, which goes from Berlin to Ripon, and the eastern section, which goes between Rosendale and Fond du Lac.

Length

  • 21 miles split into two sections
  • Western section: Berlin to Ripon – 11 miles
  • Eastern section: Rosendale to Fond du Lac – 10 miles
  • Trail made with crushed limestone

Activities

  • Walking
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing

Amenities

  • Parking lots in eastern portion
    • Along city streets of Berlin and Ripon
    • Lake Road off County Highway E by Rush Lake
    • Junction of Locust Road and Wiouwash trail, north of Ripon
  • Parking lots in western portion
    • Along city streets of Rosendale
    • Taylor Park in Rosendale
    • Rolling Meadows Drive near State Highway 41
    • County Highway I and State Highway 23
  • Pets allowed
  • No hunting or trapping allowed

Pit Stops

  • Wildlife viewing
  • Eldorado Wildlife Area in Fond du Lac County
  • Rush Lake State Natural Area in Winnebago County
  • Vines & Rushes Winery
  • About three miles from Ripon (open year round)
  • West Branch Fond du Lac River
  • Fond du Lac Theatre - 1131 West Scott St., Fond du Lac, WI 54935
  • Forest Mall - 835 W. Johnson St., Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Terrel's Island Trail

Places Along Trail

Description

The terrels State Trail is a high trestle trail named after the four counties it runs through: Winnebago, Outagamie, Waupaca and Shawano. The flat trail is great for those who enjoy exploring along a former rail corridor with pit stops for river fishing, a brewery and wildlife viewing in praries. It is separated into two sections by about 30 miles. The Winnebago County portion of the trail runs north through Oshkosh and stops in Hortonville.

Length

  • 21.8 miles through Winnebago and Outagamie counties from Oshkosh to Hortonville.
  • 5.9 miles of gravel road connects to the Winnebago County 21.8-mile trestle trail of abandoned railroad corridor.
  • 24 miles through Waupaca and Shawano counties from Split Rock to Birnamwood.

Activities

  • Walking
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing

Amenities

  • Motorized vehicles not allowed, except snowmobiles in the winter
  • Dogs allowed with a leash
  • Alcoholic beverages not allowed
  • Open from dawn to dusk - open longer during winter for snowmobiling
  • Parking lots
  • Westwind Road
  • County Highway S/County Road Y
  • County Road GG
  • County Road G
  • Breezewood Lane
  • Behind the Town of Clayton Town Hall building
  • Medina Junction Road

Pit Stops

  • Wisconsin Rat River Wildlife area (10,000 acres)
  • Medina Junction Road
  • Winnebago/Outagamie County Line
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Fairview Road
  • Brooks Road
  • ⅓ mile north of County GG
  • ⅓ mile north of Allenville
  • ½ mile south of Oakridge Road
  • Rat River Bridge
  • Shoreline Fishing
  • Sunset Bay located between Ryf and West Wind Road in Oshkosh
  • Split Rock to Birnamwood
  • Tiger Creek run along most of the trail
  • Lisa’s Sweet Shoppe Bakery - 410 Howard St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Coffee Cups - 504 S Webb St, Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Vinal Street Tavern - 207 W. Vinal St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Resch Lanes - 407 Howard St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Oshkosh to Hortonville
  • Lake Butte des Morts
  • Bare Bones Brewery - 4362 County Hwy S, Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Daggets Creek
  • Woodcrafts - 4482 County Road G, Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Oshkosh-Larsen Trail Prairies State Natural Area - north of Woodcrafts
  • Crosses Friendship Trail at U.S. 10 in Larsen, Wisconsin
  • Arrowhead River in Larsen, Wisconsin
  • Rat River
  • Black Otter Lake
  • Black Otter Supper Club - 503 S. Nash St., Hortonville, WI 54944

Lake Butte des Morts Causeway

Places Along Trail

Description

The lbdm-causeway State Trail is a high trestle trail named after the four counties it runs through: Winnebago, Outagamie, Waupaca and Shawano. The flat trail is great for those who enjoy exploring along a former rail corridor with pit stops for river fishing, a brewery and wildlife viewing in praries. It is separated into two sections by about 30 miles. The Winnebago County portion of the trail runs north through Oshkosh and stops in Hortonville.

Length

  • 21.8 miles through Winnebago and Outagamie counties from Oshkosh to Hortonville.
  • 5.9 miles of gravel road connects to the Winnebago County 21.8-mile trestle trail of abandoned railroad corridor.
  • 24 miles through Waupaca and Shawano counties from Split Rock to Birnamwood.

Activities

  • Walking
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing

Amenities

  • Motorized vehicles not allowed, except snowmobiles in the winter
  • Dogs allowed with a leash
  • Alcoholic beverages not allowed
  • Open from dawn to dusk - open longer during winter for snowmobiling
  • Parking lots
  • Westwind Road
  • County Highway S/County Road Y
  • County Road GG
  • County Road G
  • Breezewood Lane
  • Behind the Town of Clayton Town Hall building
  • Medina Junction Road

Pit Stops

  • Wisconsin Rat River Wildlife area (10,000 acres)
  • Medina Junction Road
  • Winnebago/Outagamie County Line
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Fairview Road
  • Brooks Road
  • ⅓ mile north of County GG
  • ⅓ mile north of Allenville
  • ½ mile south of Oakridge Road
  • Rat River Bridge
  • Shoreline Fishing
  • Sunset Bay located between Ryf and West Wind Road in Oshkosh
  • Split Rock to Birnamwood
  • Tiger Creek run along most of the trail
  • Lisa’s Sweet Shoppe Bakery - 410 Howard St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Coffee Cups - 504 S Webb St, Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Vinal Street Tavern - 207 W. Vinal St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Resch Lanes - 407 Howard St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Oshkosh to Hortonville
  • Lake Butte des Morts
  • Bare Bones Brewery - 4362 County Hwy S, Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Daggets Creek
  • Woodcrafts - 4482 County Road G, Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Oshkosh-Larsen Trail Prairies State Natural Area - north of Woodcrafts
  • Crosses Friendship Trail at U.S. 10 in Larsen, Wisconsin
  • Arrowhead River in Larsen, Wisconsin
  • Rat River
  • Black Otter Lake
  • Black Otter Supper Club - 503 S. Nash St., Hortonville, WI 54944

Oshkosh Riverwalk

Places Along Trail

Description

The riverwalk State Trail is a high trestle trail named after the four counties it runs through: Winnebago, Outagamie, Waupaca and Shawano. The flat trail is great for those who enjoy exploring along a former rail corridor with pit stops for river fishing, a brewery and wildlife viewing in praries. It is separated into two sections by about 30 miles. The Winnebago County portion of the trail runs north through Oshkosh and stops in Hortonville.

Length

  • 21.8 miles through Winnebago and Outagamie counties from Oshkosh to Hortonville.
  • 5.9 miles of gravel road connects to the Winnebago County 21.8-mile trestle trail of abandoned railroad corridor.
  • 24 miles through Waupaca and Shawano counties from Split Rock to Birnamwood.

Activities

  • Walking
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing

Amenities

  • Motorized vehicles not allowed, except snowmobiles in the winter
  • Dogs allowed with a leash
  • Alcoholic beverages not allowed
  • Open from dawn to dusk - open longer during winter for snowmobiling
  • Parking lots
  • Westwind Road
  • County Highway S/County Road Y
  • County Road GG
  • County Road G
  • Breezewood Lane
  • Behind the Town of Clayton Town Hall building
  • Medina Junction Road

Pit Stops

  • Wisconsin Rat River Wildlife area (10,000 acres)
  • Medina Junction Road
  • Winnebago/Outagamie County Line
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Fairview Road
  • Brooks Road
  • ⅓ mile north of County GG
  • ⅓ mile north of Allenville
  • ½ mile south of Oakridge Road
  • Rat River Bridge
  • Shoreline Fishing
  • Sunset Bay located between Ryf and West Wind Road in Oshkosh
  • Split Rock to Birnamwood
  • Tiger Creek run along most of the trail
  • Lisa’s Sweet Shoppe Bakery - 410 Howard St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Coffee Cups - 504 S Webb St, Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Vinal Street Tavern - 207 W. Vinal St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Resch Lanes - 407 Howard St., Wittenberg, WI 54499
  • Oshkosh to Hortonville
  • Lake Butte des Morts
  • Bare Bones Brewery - 4362 County Hwy S, Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Daggets Creek
  • Woodcrafts - 4482 County Road G, Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Oshkosh-Larsen Trail Prairies State Natural Area - north of Woodcrafts
  • Crosses Friendship Trail at U.S. 10 in Larsen, Wisconsin
  • Arrowhead River in Larsen, Wisconsin
  • Rat River
  • Black Otter Lake
  • Black Otter Supper Club - 503 S. Nash St., Hortonville, WI 54944