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Wiowash Trail

Address: starts at Carl Steiger Park, Oshkosh, WI
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Ranked #3 of 10 Activities in Oshkosh
Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful! Pretty well maintained. Connects with the friendship trail, so you really can go for miles and miles. Different small park and rides along the trail. Goes from Oshkosh up to Hortonville. During winter it turns to the snowmobile trail so don't try to ski or snoeshoe! There may be areas that aren't, but I wouldn't know. During nice weather,... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I bike on the trail throughout the summer and walk it in the winter. The trail is fairly level seeing it is a rail trail (no more than a 5% grade) and crushed gravel and grass. I 've biked the entire trail a number of times, from Hortonville to Oshkosh and its great. Just watch out for horse poop from... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nice old rail trail. People with horses and dogs use it so you have to watch your step or just clean your shoes when you get home. Lots of deer, hawks, rabbits and other wildlife using the trail. Every mile or two it crosses a road so you need to look for cross-traffic. Good for cross country skiing as snowmobiles... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I have taken advantage of the Wiowash Trail for biking during my prolonged visit to Oshkosh. What I like about it is that 1. It is wide enough for two-way traffic 2. It is mostly flat (seems to follow an old rail bed 3. It is usually not very crowded 4. It runs for over 20 miles What makes it... More 

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Maricopa, Arizona
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Bicycles, horses, snowmobiles [in season] and dog walking through the woods on a firmly packed dirt trail on an abandoned railroad bed. You can see and hear wildlife and see farm fields off to the side.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Love to bike the Wiowah Trail, you van bike from Oshkosh to New London, WI. Pack a lunch and water for a long ride. You can go for a short ride or full day of enjoying nature. Great place for any age rider or walker.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a great trail for a family bike ride...you can see a little bit of everything, and really enjoy being outdoors. This is really an asset to the city of Oshkosh, especially the additional trail that now goes over the Butte des Morts Bridge.

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Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The trail starting from Hwy 41 into Oshkosh has been widened and improved greatly. It ties into the river beatification project that Oshkosh is developing with very nice walkways all along the river, eventually ending at the old Pioneer harbor point on Lake Winnebago.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

A beautiful improved trail that stretches about 18 miles. Goes into Oshkosh and then North. Great scenery either wooded or along Lake Buttes de Morts stretching into farmland to the North.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Perfect for biking, running and walking the dog. I parked near Fratellos and walked the trail, over HWY 41 on the bridge, and looped back through the city to my car. So interesting. Was about a 6 mile loop.

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