Best Walking in Wisconsin

This list represents the most popular walking in Wisconsin. Use this list to plan your next Wisconsin walking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Elroy-Sparta State Trail


This is an exceptionally beautiful trail with the added interest of three railroad tunnels along the route. Five pleasant trail towns are oriented toward “trail tourism” and cater to all types of user…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Wisconsin"
Elroy, WI - Fishing, Mountain Biking, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Walking - 34 miles Best Trail in wi - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#2. Chippewa River State Trail


Scenic highlights at broad river bends and lush bottomland forest await you on the Chippewa River State Trail. The trail connects to the Red Cedar State Trail via an impressive 860-foot-long trestle,…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Wisconsin"
Eau Claire, WI - Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Walking - 25.2 miles
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#3. Red Cedar State Trail


Bald eagle sightings are common throughout the year. Great river scenery and an 860-foot-long trestle are highlights of the trail, along with the historic city of Menomonie, two quaint small river vil…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Wisconsin"
Menomonie, WI - Birding, Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Snowshoeing, Walking - 14.2 miles
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#4. Great River State Trail


A beautiful collection of rivers great and small, a unique Mississippi River town, and three vast wildlife refuges are encountered along this trail. Near Perrot State Park, one of Wisconsin’s most b…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Wisconsin"
Onalaska, WI - Birding, Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Snowshoeing, Walking - 24.4 miles
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#5. Omaha Trail


You’ll pass through a block-and-a-half-long railroad tunnel and exquisite bluff country scenery along the Omaha Trail. Near Mill Bluff State Park, it connects to a 100-mile rail-trail system. Crossi…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Wisconsin"
Elroy, WI - Fishing, Mountain Biking, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Walking - 13.9 miles
Published by The Globe Pequot Press