Length: 98.1 mi (157.9 km)
Surface: Doubletrack
Elevation: +183/ -302 ft
Total: 6 riders

Mountain Biking Mountain-Bay State Trail

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#213 of 387 mountain bike trails in Wisconsin
#17,147 in the world

Mountain-Bay State Trail is an epic 98.32 mile rail trail running from Wausau (the mountain being Rib Mountain) to Green Bay. Riders will traverse quiet swamp, peaceful forests, and beautiful wetlands. Although it is nearly continuous, in Shawano the trail goes onto road to rejoin the rail grade on the other side of town (see below for directions). This is a great option for those looking to do a shake-down bikepacking ride. Enjoy!

Take Maple Avenue down the Clark Drive. As you approach Shawano, Clark Drive will become Green Bay Street. The trail resurfaces right after the McDonald's.

First added by Matthew Bonner on Mar 16, 2019. Last updated Apr 17, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From Wausau, take Highway 51 south out of town. Then, turn left onto Wisconsin Highway 29 before getting onto Interstate 39. After taking the Camp Phillip Road exit, take a left to go north. Then, take a right onto Schofield Avenue. After taking a left on Municipal Street, you should see the trailhead.
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