Red Cedar State Trail

View Website Favorite (3) Highway 29 - Menomonie, WI 54751
Information: 715-232-1242


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Show off your selfie skills! Find a selfie stand located at the first picnic area along the trail approximately 1.5 miles south of the Menomonie Trailhead and stop for a fun photo. Share yours with us on Instagram using #ScenicWisconsin. 

The popular Red Cedar State Trail has lured many with its peaceful surroundings for decades. Now the great stressed iron bridge at the south end joins it with the new Chippewa River State Trail forming a continuous route of 37 miles between the cities of Menomonie and Eau Claire; plus a 6.5 mi extension of Chippewa River State Trail past Red Cedar junction SW to Durand. In winter, seven miles of the Red Cedar State Trail are groomed for skiing from Menomonie to Downsville. Snowshoeing is permitted on the ungroomed section from Downsville to the intersection of the Chippewa River State Trail.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • Trails
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 15
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Tracked
    • Flat
    • Open
    • Wooded

Nearby Places

Midwest Craft Brewers Festival - Oktoberfest Edition 10/13/2018 Menomonie - 1.95 miles away
Spring Valley Scare 10/12/2018 - 10/13/2018 Spring Valley - 14.82 miles away
Fresh Art Tour: Fall 10/05/2018 - 10/07/2018 Durand - 17.07 miles away
Impressions Bridal Fair & Women’s Expo 9/23/2018 Eau Claire - 17.49 miles away
St. Mary's Fall Festival 9/29/2018 Durand - 17.52 miles away
Oktoberfest 2018 at Lazy Monk Brewing 9/22/2018 Eau Claire - 21.53 miles away
International Fall Festival 9/29/2018 Eau Claire - 21.92 miles away
Wisconsin Science Festival in Eau Claire 10/11/2018 - 10/14/2018 Eau Claire - 22.3 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • A recycling program is in place
  • The introduction and spread of invasive species prevented through education and actions
  • Leave No Trace principles are promoted
  • Shoreline restoration projects protect and enhance the park