This drive wanders through the part of the state I know best, the rolling hills of central Wisconsin around Wausau. Starting at the waterfalls and rocky river trails of Dells of the Eau Claire County Park, the drive follows country roads through the rolling hills east, west, and north of Wausau, and ends at Council Grounds State Park north of Merrill. Along the way, you’ll find the state’s third-highest peak, fields of corn and ginseng, forests, streams, and all the cultural amenities of the Wausau area.
Special attractions: Dells of the Eau Claire County Park, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Marathon Park, Rib Mountain State Park, Council Grounds State Park, camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
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