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Red Cedar State Trail

Menomonie, WI
+1 888-523-3866
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Great trail!

Bike, walk or run this trail; you won't be disappointed; I've done it countless times! The trail... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Menomonie, Wisconsin
Good break from I-94 hotel row

We did not complete this trail but I'm writing to suggest it as a fine way to escape the hotel and... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Eugene, Oregon
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Bike, walk or run this trail; you won't be disappointed; I've done it countless times! The trail is hard packed and I've ridden it with both a hybrid and a recumbent bike. I've XC skied it as well when snow conditions were right (especially scenic)....More

Thank TravelwCJ
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We did not complete this trail but I'm writing to suggest it as a fine way to escape the hotel and fast food strip off of I-94. We approached the trail from Oak Avenue for a summer morning walk to Lake Menomin. We grabbed coffee...More

Thank SurfStrider
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We off the highway near Memonomie looking for a place to stretch our legs and use a restroom. What a gem we found at the Red Cedar State Trail! If only we'd had more time to hike!

Thank AquatenniiaT
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We walked for awhile on this trail after dinner one evening. Absolutely beautiful and a really nice surface on the trail. We want to come back and ride the trail, especially in the fall!

Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I've been using this trail for many years. I love how it stays so close to the river. The surroundings are just beautiful. There are places to stop along the way. Having a lot of shade is nice to in warm weather.

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We biked from Menomonie to Downsville and ate lunch at a little bar. Round trip 15 miles. Next time we will start at Downsville-you can register there at an honesty box and bike to Chippewa River for the other 1/2 of this trail. Highly recommend....More

1  Thank JLStoner
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We didn't have our bikes with us on this trip so decided to explore a bit on foot starting at the old railroad bridge below the dam in Menomonie. The trail is well cared for and maintained (a couple rough patches here and there but...More

1  Thank KentBH
Reviewed 14 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...More

1  Thank Jeffery P
Reviewed 25 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!

Thank Debra B
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...More

2  Thank Mary H
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Penny D
26 April 2017|
Response from Jeffery P | Reviewed this property |
The Red Cedar Trail Office is in Menomonie, where Highway 29 crosses the trail. Their telephone number is: 715-232-1242. They are open Monday through Friday. This is the only place that could be called a "lost and found... More
13 September 2016|
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Response from Nancy M | Reviewed this property |
Simple Sports 400 Main St E Menomonie, WI 54751 Phone number (715) 233-3493