Mountain Bay State Trail

A county-operated 83-mile rail bed trail that passes through a wide variety of landscapes between Wausau and Green Bay areas. Many bridges. Trail users must use streets and roads through Shawano.

Hours of Operation

Open year-round, daylight hours for seasonal hiking, biking, and horseback riding. No ATVs on any section. No snowmobiling in the Brown County section.


Take the Velp Ave. exit off of Highway 41 and head west. Take a right on Riverview. Follow Riverview to park entrance.


  • Yes

State and National Trails

  • Yes

Surface Type

  • Crushed Rock

Trail Length (miles)

  • 83

Natural Attractions Type

  • Parks, Forests, Trails