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Address: Chippewa Falls, WI
Phone Number: 888-523-3866

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Easy scenic ride

We did this ride the last Saturday in June, 2015. Very flat and scenic. Surface is asphalt and in wonderful condition. The dairy cafe in Cornell had great soup and sandwiches. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Shell Lake, Wisconsin
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Shell Lake, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We did this ride the last Saturday in June, 2015. Very flat and scenic. Surface is asphalt and in wonderful condition. The dairy cafe in Cornell had great soup and sandwiches. The ice cream looked good but we were too full for ice cream after soup and sandwiches.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I've been living in Colorado for the past eight years so the only time I ever ride my bike anymore is when I come back to WI. It's paved, it's flat, it's shaded and it's awesome! I do this trail every year. This year I did it on a weekday and never saw another person on the trail. I saw... More 

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Little Chute, Wisconsin
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

fanatastic nature setting,quiet and relaxing.took the dog though was not sure if dogs are allowed.surrounding areas are wonderful.

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Northern Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

If you are looking for a smoothly paved no hills trail, this is it! The 10 miles or so from Jim Falls to Cornell is exceptionally scenic along the Chippewa river.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

A large piece of this bike trail has been repaved and is great to rollerblade or bike on as you travel along the Chippewa River and through the woods (to Grandmother's House we go!! HAHA).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We took our 9 yr old son biking on the Old Abe Trail on a Thursday morning. We got on at Jim Falls. It took us awhile to figure out how and where to get our Trail Passes because at first we pulled up at the Town Hall there in Jim Falls which was locked. Then we saw the sign... More 

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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I have ridden the Old Abe from Chippewa Falls to Cornell before, and the area between Chippewa Falls and Jim Falls needed replacement after the power company finished tower installations next to the trail. The surface is now new, so the surface is fantastic for runners, cyclists and roller blades. Portions of the trail are nicely shaded; north of Jim... More 

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Breckenridge, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The trail is newly resurfaced in 2012/2013 and in the best of condition. If you get to the north end you can have ice cream at Dylan's Dairy homemade by the proprietor from the 6 cows SHE milks every day!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We biked from Jim Falls to Brunet Island State Park during peak fall colors, and the scenery was gorgeous. The trail was recently repaved, so is nice and smooth. We love that it is paved, and only crosses a few roads. It is very peaceful.

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Mayville, Wisconsin
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Nice paved trail. Shaded most of the route. Paid a 4 dollar fee per person to use. Well maintained. Would be beautiful in fall with the color change. Flat grade.

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Address: Chippewa Falls, WI
Phone Number: 888-523-3866
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Chippewa Falls

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