Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Appleton, Wisconsin area


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Appleton, Wisconsin

Appleton, Wisconsin map area

Appleton, Wisconsin

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American Drive Multi-Use Path

Apple Creek Trail

Arrowhead Park Trail

CB Multi-Use Path

CE Trail

Combined Locks Trail

Devil River State Trail

Fox River State Trail

Friendship Trail

Island Park Trail

Konkapot Creek Trail

Lake Street Multi-Use Path

Millers Bay Trail

Neenah Riverwalk

Newberry Trail

Newton Blackmour State Trail

Riverside Park Path

Riverside Park Path

The Breakwall

Thousand Island Conservancy Trail

Winnebago County Park Trail

Wiouwash State Trail




Fond du Lac

Regional Trails

Appleton is located to the southwest of Green Bay in Eastern Wisconsin. Other communities in the area include: Neenah, Menasha, Grand Chute, Little Chute and Harrison. This area is often referred to as the Fox Cities because of their location along the Fox River.

There are a number of recreational trails within the urban areas as well as regional recreational trails in the surrounding countryside. Some of the local trails are located in the parks and natural areas along the various waterways, other local trails follow alongside major roadways. These are trails open for bike riding, running and walking.

Newberry Trail

The Newberry Trail is a 2.5-mile long paved path located along the south banks of the Fox River. The trail spans from S. Olde Oneida Street to S. Matthias Street in Appleton. The trail goes past Talulah Park and Whiting Field East. The eastern end of the Newberry Trail connects to the CE Trail at College Avenue and S. Matthias Street.

CE Trail

The CE Trail is a 5.7-mile long shared use paved pathway that runs alongside E. College Avenue from S. Matthias Street to Loderbauer Road in Appleton. The west end of the CE Trail connects to the Newberry Trail. Other recreational trails off the CE Trail are the Combined Locks Trail and the Konkapot Creek Trail.

Apple Creek Trail

The Apple Creek Trail is a 3.9-mile long paved pathway that runs through the parks and natural areas alongside Apple Creek to the north of Interstate 41 in Appleton. The meandering trail spans from N. Meade Street to E. Edgewood Drive. The Apple Creek Trail has few road crossings and is located away from traffic. The trail goes past Badger Sports Park.

Island Park Trail

The Island Park Trail is a 1.3-mile long paved pathway located along the north bank of the Fox River to the east of the N. Washington Street Bridge in Little Chute. The trail goes has a bridge at the end of Mill Street near Coyle Park to get out to the island on the river and another bridge at Heesakker Park.

Friendship Trail

The Friendship Trail is a 10.7-mile long paved and unpaved trail that follows alongside Highway 10 then tucks under Interstate 41 and crosses Little Lake Butte Des Motts using an old railroad bridge near Fritse Park.

The east end of the Friendship Trail is located at County Road M to the north side of Highway 10. The west is is located at the end of Broad Street to the west of Tayco Street in Menasha.

The Friendship Trail intersects the Wiouwash State Trail to the east of Hickory Avenue. This portion of the Wiouwash State Trail spans from Hortonville to Oshkosh. The trail also intersect the shared use path that runs alongside county Road CB-8.

Wiouwash State Trail

The 22-mile long southern section of the Wiouwash State Trail is located about 7 miles west of Neenah and Menasha. This is an unpaved rail trail with a crushed stone surface. The Wiouwash State Trail can be reached using the Friendship Trail that follows alongside Highway 10. This section of the Wiouwash State Trail spans between Hortonville and Oshkosh.

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Newton Blackmour State Trail

The Newton Blackmour State Trail is a 22-mile long unpaved pathway that extends from New London to Seymour around 15 miles to the north of Appleton. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and goes through the beautiful Wisconsin countryside, past farmland, woodlands and wetlands. At its eastern end the trail joins the Duck Creek Trail which adds another 6.4 miles to the route and extends to the outskirts of Green Bay.

Read more about the Newton Blackmour State Trail

Fox River State Trail

The Fox River State Trail is a 25-mile long paved and unpaved pathway that extends from downtown Green Bay to a point north of the community of Hilbert in Eastern Wisconsin. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad corridor. There are lovely views of the waterfront along the Fox River within the city. The southern portion of the trail crosses the open countryside going past farms and numerous creeks.

Read more about the Fox River State Trail


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in the Appleton area of Eastern Wisconsin.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Wisconsin

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Wisconsin.