Rustic Road 1

Photo by Amy Bayer

Photo by Amy Bayer

This was Wisconsin's first Rustic Road, dedicated in 1975. A historical marker alongside the road commemorates the designation. R-1 crosses through hills and valleys created by the last Wisconsin glacier nearly 12,000 years ago.Timms Hill National Trail, connecting the nearby Ice Age Trail with R-62 and Timms Hill Observation Tower nine miles to the north, is open year round for hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing. A public beach is located at South Harper Lake.


Taylor County. From Marshfield take State Highway 13 north 50 miles to State Highway 102. Take State Highway east 5 miles to Rib Lake. Located between State Highway 102 and County Road D near Rib Lake.

Tour Type

  • Scenic Drives