Map of the Mountain-Bay State Trail

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Mountain-Bay State Trail

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Mountain-Bay State Trail

LENGTH:

83 miles

SURFACE:

unpaved - compacted crushed stone

COMMUNITIES:

Weston, Ringle, Hatley, Norrie, Eland, Shepley, Bowler, Gresham, Thornton, Shawano, Bonduel, Pulaski, Howard.

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail trail, miles of rural farmland and woodlands, small farming towns

NEARBY TRAILS:

Wiouwash State Trail - North

RELATED LINKS:

Green Bay

Regional Trails

The Mountain-Bay State Trail is an 83-mile long mostly unpaved pathway that extends from a point in Weston just west of Wausau going east as far as Howard, a community on the north side of Green Bay in East Central Wisconsin. The trail was constructed along abandoned railroad beds and go through some very scenic portions of the state between the urban areas of Wausau and Green Bay. The trail is maintained by Marathon, Shawano and Brown counties.

Conditions

The Mountain-Bay State Trail is mostly unpaved with a surface of compacted crushed stone. The trail is open for hiking, bike riding and dog walking. Cyclists over the age of 16 must have a valid Wisconsin State Trail pass with them when using the trail.

Communities

The Mountain-Bay State Trail goes by the following communities: Weston, Ringle, Hatley, Norrie, Eland, Shepley, Bowler, Gresham, Thornton, Shawano, Bonduel, Pulaski and Howard.

Points of Interest

The Mountain-Bay State Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Kellyland Park
Weston Dog Park
Mountain Bay Elementary School
DC Everest Middle School
Marathon County Public Library
Hatley Elementary School
Norrie Lake
Wiouwash State Trail
Bowler High School
Shawano County Fairgrounds
Spring Green Park
Akzo Nobel Sport Complex
Bay View Middle School
Nearby Trails

Wiowash State Trail: the Mountain-Bay State Trail and the Wiowash State Trail intersect in the community of Eland.

End Points

The northwestern end of the Mountain-Bay State Trail is located on Mesker Street and Corozolla Drive in Weston. 

There is a gap in the trail between Maple Avenue and Rose Brook Road to the west of Shawano. The trail picks back up at W. Lieg Avenue and Rose Brook Road in Shawano.

The southeast end of the Mountain-Bay State Trail is located on Lakeview Drive, just north of Memorial Park in the community of Howard, north of Green Bay.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Mountain-Bay State Trail & Wiouwash State Trail in Eastern Wisconsin.