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Address: Chippewa Falls, WI
Phone Number: +1 888-523-3866

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Easy Riding

I've biked this trail several times over the years. Recently, the trail surface has been resurfaced and you no longer have those pesky holes. Relatively flat, your only battle is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Benny2Times
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Altoona, Wisconsin
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Altoona, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've biked this trail several times over the years. Recently, the trail surface has been resurfaced and you no longer have those pesky holes. Relatively flat, your only battle is going to be the occasional breeze/wind, depending on the day. There is a small parking area near St. Joseph's Hospital, across Hwy 178 in Chippewa Falls. This is a good... More 

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I bike several times a week on the Old Abe Trail. It is well maintained and very relaxing to spend time on the trails. I also like to walk my dogs on these trails, people are respectful of the environment.

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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197 reviews
59 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Started trail in Jim Falls. Going north on the trail more remote, LOTS of trees. Going south Trees on one side , farms on the other side, LOTS of different birds make it interesting. Smooth and flat , an easy ride.

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Thank Gardenlover31
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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86 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

While staying at a B&B nearby we were able to take advantage of walking a part of this trail. It is all asphalted and fairly flat. The scenery was beautiful and I would have loved to have had a bike along to have explored the entire trail.

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East Peoria, Illinois
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a short ride north from the Anson trailhead. Beautiful lakes along the way. Very flat trail with a nice smooth paved surface. Wish we had more time to explore more.

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Very good paved trail on an old rail grade. Takes you through farm fields and woods with spectacular views along the Chippewa River. An easy trail to bike for beginners and folks of all ages. The best time is in fall with the leaf colors.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The trail is very nicely maintained. Good parking at the intersection of S and O just north of Chippewa Falls. The trail is very flat and has wonderful views. I suggest stopping at Dylan's Dairy in Cornell.

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Thank Marc1169
West Des Moines, Iowa
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We rent 4 bicycle in town and had a lot of fun. Trail is great, easy and very well kept. We saw deers and beautiful birds

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Excellent trail for walking and biking. Good views and nicely maintained. Interesting scenery. Close to excellent b and b.

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Thank 601heather
Wausau, WI
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64 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

My husband and I took our 11-year-old daughter on this trail. We parked at the trailhead on the corner of Hwy O and Hwy S and rode to Cornell and back. There are pretty views of the woods and the river. There are a few places to stop along the way but Cornell has a nice ice cream parlor. The... More 

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