Nature trails you need to travel this spring
Posted on April 26, 2013
Trails are finally clearing up, ushering in hiking and biking season in the Rhinelander area. So where to start? These trails are some of our favorites. And keep your eyes peeled on your trekÖ you may even see a Hodag!
- Almon Park Trail. Perfect for an easy stroll, this level 2.25-mile trail runs through beautiful forests and scenic wetlands, and passes the shores of Buck Lake. Located five miles south of Rhinelander.
- Holmboe Nature Preserve. For a relaxing nature hike, try this trail. Itís only one-mile long, and itís an outstanding area for wildlife viewing. Located near the Taylor Park Health Care and Rehabilitation center off Boyce Drive.
- Washburn Lake County Trail. Ambitious hikers and bikers will love this 15-mile trail. As you weave through the gorgeous surrounding forest, youíll forget youíre traveling its challenging hills. Located seven miles west of Rhinelander and three miles north of Woodboro and Highway 8, just off Washburn Lake Road.
- Bearskin State Trail. The crushed granite surface of this 18-mile trail is suitable for mountain bikes and hybrid bicycles. State trail pass is required. Located west of Rhinelander.