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Red Cedar State Trail

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Address: Menomonie, WI
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Beautiful Skiing/Bicycling Trail!

The Red Cedar Trail starts in Menomonie and is 7.7 miles in length (over 35 miles long if you include all the extensions!) The trail parallels the Red Cedar River; 90% of the... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Jeffery P
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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Red Cedar Trail starts in Menomonie and is 7.7 miles in length (over 35 miles long if you include all the extensions!) The trail parallels the Red Cedar River; 90% of the time the river is in view. And what a view it is - there are only two very small towns along the route. Generally there is no... More 

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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Take a walk on a sunny afternoon. Tube down the river beside the trail and bike it farther down the road. So much to see and do!

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Viroqua
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I live locally and use the trail all the time. It's a beautiful trail along the Red Cedar River. When going to the trailhead you can go north on a paved trail or south on an unpaved trail. Either way gives you nice access to nature and exercise.

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Thank Mary H
Spring Valley, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Our family loves to ride and hike this trail. There are many Geocahes along the way and it hooks up with the Chippewa Valley Trail after 14 Miles for a very nice long ride into Durand (about 20 miles) or Eau Claire (about 38 miles) from the trailhead. Just be careful after a big rainstorm for washouts or erosion.

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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you Bike/Walk/Ski plan on visiting the Red Cedar Trail. The trailhead starts in Menomonie, just West of Riverside Park. Gravel base, open and shaded areas, with riverviews all the way to Downsville. Benches and picnic tables conveniently placed alongside the trail. Lots of fishing spots and plenty of kyaks on the water this summer. The weeping wall is a... More 

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Hudson
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Comfortable ride mostly along the Red Cedar river. We ride out to the Chippewa river bridge from Menomenie which is about 29 miles round trip, The trail is not paved but it is well maintained. The scenery is mostly farmland and forest with a few river bluffs along the way. There is a rest area in Downsville which is at... More 

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Reviewed 22 July 2016

The room was great and so was the pool. Of all the choice hotels I have stayed in all over the country and Canada, this breakfast was not... more

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

I think it would be hard to find a nicer bike trail in the world. Not kidding. This trail connects with other local trails to provide hours of entertainment, beautiful scenery and charming stops along the way.

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Elk Mound, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

My friends and I often walk here. The trial is beautiful and we always see wildlife. I would highly recommend this!

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

Our family is walkers, as we can veer off and explore small "off the beaten path" trails, and this place has the best we've ever seen--more beautiful than Devil's Lake and places like Willow River, as well. The nature, rock formations, towering trees, and the sounds of the river all add to the experience. Can't wait to go back with... More 

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