Wild Rivers State Trail

Washburn County Tourism/James Netz Photography
Washburn County Tourism/James Netz Photography
Washburn County Tourism/James Netz Photography
Washburn County Tourism
View Website Favorite (5) Washburn County Forestry Dept. - Spooner, WI 54801
Information: 715-635-9696
Toll Free: 800-367-3306
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TRAILS TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO STORM DAMAGE. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR STATUS UPDATES.

The Wild Rivers State Trail stretches 104 miles through Douglas, Washburn and Barron counties in northwest Wisconsin. The Wild Rivers State Trail is maintained and managed by each of the three counties it passes through. The area surrounding the Wild Rivers State Trail is rich in natural resources and wildlife habitat. The trail crosses numerous rivers and streams, including the Namakagon River in Trego, a federally designated river which is part of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway.The trail, following a former railroad corridor, begins just south of Superior, near the intersection of County Highway C and County Highway A and passes through the communities of Solon Springs, Gordon, Minong, Trego, Spooner and Haugen, ending in Rice Lake. This multi-use trail offers a surface of crushed gravel and is a main connector of the ATV and Snowmobile trail systems. Additional uses include hiking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and horseback riding. Pets are welcome on a leash of 8 ft. or shorter and must be picked up after.

  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Features
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
  • Surface Type
    • Other
  • State and National Trails
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 104
  • Difficulty
    • Easy
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
    • Scenic Vistas
  • Trails
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
Jack Pine Savage Days 8/03/2018 - 8/05/2018 Spooner - 0.6 miles away
2
Washburn County Fair 7/26/2018 - 7/29/2018 Spooner - 1.37 miles away
3
Shell Lake Triathlon 7/28/2018 Shell Lake - 6.28 miles away
4
Birchwood Bluegill Festival 7/20/2018 - 7/22/2018 Birchwood - 19.81 miles away
5
Barron County Fair 7/18/2018 - 7/22/2018 Rice Lake - 22.88 miles away
6
Gandy Dancer Fly In/Drive In 7/21/2018 Siren - 23.33 miles away
7
Kids from Wisconsin in Rice Lake 7/18/2018 Rice Lake - 23.66 miles away
8
Siren Summerfest 8/02/2018 - 8/05/2018 Siren - 24.25 miles away