Biking in North Central Wisconsin

One of the best ways to experience North Central Wisconsin all year long is on a bike! Whether you're looking for mountain biking trails, bike paths, fat tire snow biking, or paved trails, we've got it all.

Here are more resources for you to successfully bike all over North Central Wisconsin:

  • Season: Bike all year long! Note: This is subject to change depending on trail closures and weather conditions.
  • Trail maps & passes: See below for each county’s specific, recommended biking paths and trails. Depending on where you are biking, you may need car, or on-foot admissions passes. Here is Wisconsin State Park trail pass information.

Plan your trip today and come bike your way through or around  North Central Wisconsin.

Where to go biking in Wisconsin:

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Biking in Florence County

Located along the Wisconsin-Michigan border, Florence County is a wilderness paradise. More than half of the county’s land is publicly owned forest – more than 250,000 acres – making Florence County one of the wildest places in Wisconsin.

Explore the Nicolet National Forest, which offers hundreds of thousands of acres for hiking, hunting, wilderness camping, birdwatching and mountain biking. Horseback riders will find riding opportunities on Bush Lake Flats Trail and Hall’s Creek Trail.

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Biking in Forest County

In the heart of the majestic Nicolet National Forest, this 147 mile figure-8 route takes you through quiet vistas, along pristine waterways, and scenic roads. For more information www.visitforestcounty.com  or nicoletwolfriverbyway.com

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Biking in Langlade County

Langlade County, The County of Trails, offers cyclists many different riding options: winding in forest trails, smooth paths through farmlands or relaxing routes around local lakes. For a more physical ride, Langlade County offers seven different trails for mountain bikers to choose ranging from beginner to expert. So what are you waiting for? Get your bike and ride "The County of Trails!"  For more information, go to www.langladecounty.org.

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Biking in Lincoln County

For fall fun in Lincoln County - check out this trail that follows the abandoned Milwaukee Road railroad bed and goes north from Tomahawk to the Lincoln County line near Lake Nokomis. For more information Lincoln County

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Biking in Marinette County

Marinette County is ideally located in Northeast Wisconsin on the shores of Green Bay bordering the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. State and county parks provide restful, scenic surroundings to spend leisure time. Endless trails provide recreation for adventurers who desire to ATV, snowmobile, hike, bike and cross country ski. Over 230,000 acres of county forest land are available for hunting and exploring wildlife.

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Biking in Oconto County

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest provides a wide variety of mountain biking opportunities ranging from well-maintained and signed loops to more challenging cross-country travel. The McComb Nordic Ski Trails are the perfect location during the Summer for mountain biking.  This trail includes four different loops that range from easy to difficult. There are plenty of off-road adventures throughout the entire forest by hitting back roads and old logging roads across the District. For more information, click here!

Oneida County Biking

Oneida County welcomes bikers of all abilities—whether you’re looking for a day-long trek or a minutes-long ride to the ice cream shop. The county has fantastic mountain biking as well as thousands of miles of quiet roadways for road bicyclists. These trails can lead to adventure, a scenic beach or a restaurant with an outdoor patio—take your pick. Several paved trails are great for both mountain biking and road bicycling, and it’s a great way to pedal with younger riders. In the winter, groomed fat biking trails offer new opportunities for two-wheeled fun.

Plan your Oneida County vacation today!

 

Biking the beautiful Green Circle Trail in the Stevens Point Area. Photo credit to @travis.haines

Biking in Portage County

Here are the top places visitors (and locals) love to bike in the Stevens Point Area.

Start with the iconic Green Circle Trail. Perfect for riders of all ages and abilities, it offers 27-miles of scenic trail. The best part? It connects to even more trails worth exploring, including the Schmeeckle Reserve, the Stevens Point Sculpture Park, and the Tomorrow River State Trail.

For more of a challenge, venture to some of the best mountain biking trails in Wisconsin at Standing Rocks County Park. The park which offers a combo platter of old-school narrow legacy trails and new wide, smooth flow trails will keep beginners to experts enjoying their ride.

Want more? Check out our can’t miss list for biking in the Stevens Point Area, with more trails and road routes. Then, order a visitors guide and a Pedal Paddle Hike Guide or view it online to plan your biking adventure.

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Biking in Shawano County

No matter the weather, we have some great options for your visit!

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With over 400 miles of groomed and marked snowmobile trails that wind through majestic forests and scenic meadows, Shawano County is a snowmobiler's paradise.

Whether you're looking for a date night, retail therapy with the girls or fun with the kiddos, check out Shawano Country!

Biking in Wood County

Biking in Wood County

Rides for the whole family!  Explore the area that was once a glacial lake bed.  Secluded wooded trails, miles of paved trails along the Wisconsin River, including through Ben Hansen park where the Wisconsin State Firefighters Memorial is located.

Over 20 miles of scenic trails connecting users to all Marshfield has to offer.  Catch the action on mountain bike trails in the Village of Hewitt.  The Wisconsin Rapids Area has the 25 mile Ahdawgam trails (two-sided rapids) through the city and along the river.