Oneida County Biking

Oneida County welcomes bikers of all abilities—whether you’re looking for a day-long trek or a minutes-long ride to the ice cream shop. The county has fantastic mountain biking as well as thousands of miles of quiet roadways for road bicyclists. These trails can lead to adventure, a scenic beach or a restaurant with an outdoor patio—take your pick. Several paved trails are great for both mountain biking and road bicycling, and it’s a great way to pedal with younger riders. In the winter, groomed fat biking trails offer new opportunities for two-wheeled fun.



Oneida County Biking Trails

BEARSKIN STATE TRAIL - Level, crushed granite surface. Trail Map

MADELINE TRAIL - Easy to moderate terrain, some rolling hills. Biking and hiking are not allowed in winter. Trail Map

RAVEN NATURE TRAIL - Moderately hilly, some steep hills. Trail Map

MCNAUGHTON TRAIL - Gentle terrain with very few steep hills. Both biking and cross country skiing on the entire trail, no hiking or biking in winter. Separate skating and diagonal ski trails. Trail Map

HIAWATHA TRAIL -Level-grade trail and on-road routes. Mix of crushed granite. Trail Map

SAM CAMPBELL MEMORIAL TRAIL - Gently rolling with some steep grades. Trail Map

THREE EAGLE TRAIL - Mostly level, some gently rolling terrain. Trail Map

ENTERPRISE COUNTY SKI/HIKING TRAIL - Beginner to intermediate, some hilly terrain. Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fat biking, and hiking. Trail Map

CAVOC TRAILS - Advanced beginner to expert, hilly terrain, rarely any flat terrain. Not suitable for a first-time skier. High and low ROPES course available. Trail Map

HOLIDAY TRAILS: OLD FARM TRAIL – Terrain suitable for beginner to intermediate skiers. Fatbiking allowed. Trail Map

MUD LAKE TRAIL - Mostly single and double track mountain bike trail. Fatbiking allowed. Two mountain bike races held each year. Trail Map

NEWBOLD TOWN TRAILS - Level road and packed gravel. Trail Map

NOSE LAKE COUNTY TRAIL - Beginner/intermediate terrain. Trail Map

WASHBURN LAKE TRAIL – Hilly terrain, intermediate to advanced. Separate ski and snowshoe trails. Singletrack bike trails. Fatbiking allowed. Heated shelter available at Perch Lake trail head. Trail Map


Four Great Biking Routes

Biking with kids? Expert rider? Somewhere in between? Oneida County has you covered. Here are a few great trails in Wisconsin’s Northwoods that offer something for every rider.

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    Bearskin State Trail

    This beautiful 18-mile trail follows the Bearskin Creek along an 18-mile former railroad corridor. This trail features gentle riding and is suitable for families with children. The trail is covered with a surface of compacted gravel. The trail runs from Minocqua south towards Tomahawk and passes between Bearskin Lake and Little Bearskin Lake.

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    Mud Lake Trail

    This fun trail, located about 3.5 miles north of Rhinelander, includes a series of loops. The system mostly comprises of single track and double Train mountain bike trails. The trails host two mountain bike races each year.

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    Raven Nature Trail

    This is a moderately hilly system and it include some steep climbs. The trails are used by hikers and bikers in the summer; cross country skiers in the winter. The trail is located near Clear Lake, North of Minocqua.

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    Washburn Lake Trail

    This trail system is located seven miles west of Rhinelander and about three miles north of Woodboro. The terrain is hilly, and features single trail trails ideal for moderate to advanced riders.