September 13, 2012

Find the Best Fall Mountain Biking in Wisconsin

Some trail suggestions to help you in your trip planning

Fall is the perfect time for mountain biking in Wisconsin. Cooler weather makes it comfortable to go pedaling though the fields and forests of the Badger State. Here are some suggestions for your fall mountain biking excursions.

Middleton Bike ParkMiddleton Bike Park – This new mountain biking opportunity in Middleton has it all. A short “pump track” lets riders work on their skills. A jump line gives you a chance to get some air. And a single-track loop through the woods gives you an opportunity to enjoy beautiful fall color.

New Fane Mountain Biking Trail – Located just north of West Bend  in the Northern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, the New Fane Mountain Biking Trail features loops ranging from 0.5 to four miles. The trail offers views of rolling hills, a pond and meadows as it winds its way through the state forest. It’s a short but satisfying mountain biking trail, and in the fall it is truly scenic.

Sisters Farm TrailsSister’s Farm Trails – See autumn splendor on the banks of the Flambeau River as you bike the Sister’s Farm Mountain Biking Trail System in Rusk County. Ride 12 kilometers of trail segments that afford outstanding views of the river and present some challenging riding. The system includes both single-track and multi-track biking and needs to be on your list for riding this fall.

Washburn Lake Trail – This hilly trail in Oneida County runs through gorgeous forests and gives riders ample opportunity to appreciate the fall scenery. At 15 miles, it’s a long trail and offers some challenging riding. If you want an exciting mountain biking experience this fall, ride the Washburn Lake Trail.

Other mountain bike trails to try this fall:

Get the latest articles

Learn about the best things see and do in Wisconsin right now! Provide your email address below to sign up for the FREE Wisconsin Travel Best Bets e-newsletter.