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Old Abe State Trail

Chippewa Falls, WI
+1 888-523-3866
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Great place to walk or bike

Old Abe is a great urban trail. We walked, but talked with others who rented bikes nearby. We did... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
WiscoWanders
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Wausau
Number 1 Trail for River Views

Excellent bike trail. Nicely paved and currently in good condition. Great views of the Chippewa... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
BigMitch036
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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  • Average4%
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“island state” (6 reviews)
“lake wissota” (5 reviews)
“great ride” (3 reviews)
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Chippewa Falls, WI
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+1 888-523-3866
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Old Abe is a great urban trail. We walked, but talked with others who rented bikes nearby. We did an out-and-back to keep the distance under control since we were walking, but there is a lot of distance depending on your stamina or especially if...More

Thank WiscoWanders
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Excellent bike trail. Nicely paved and currently in good condition. Great views of the Chippewa River, with plenty of spots to stop and loaf. A must stop is the outlet store at the massive Cheese factory in Jim Falls. Door is on the west side....More

Thank BigMitch036
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

We biked from Cornell to Jim Falls. Stunning views! Peak leaves in early October. Highly recommend. Easy biking, pretty flat.

Thank Laura v
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

This trail is definitely the most well maintained one I've ridden! It's a twenty mile long, flat, paved trail that runs from Cornell to Chippewa Falls. If you ride a road bike/cyclocross, you'll be able to do a round-trip in less than three hours without...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

Wonderful views on this blacktopped route that runs along the Chippewa River from Jim Falls to Cornell. Go as fast as you wish, or stop and enjoy the scenery. Enjoy the solitude of northern Wisconsin.

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Reviewed July 20, 2017

This was our first time and on the trail. The pavement is in great shape and the scenery is good. We rode 15 of the 20 miles and enjoyed the entire ride. We started in Brunet Island State Park in Cornell. The park is lovely...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

This flat, 100% asphalt trail is in excellent shape (smooth surface with few cracks, no holes, and little debris). The terrain is farmland, forest, and water (Lake Wissota and Old Abe Lake). Mostly you hear just natural sounds, hence peaceful. North of Jim Falls, the...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Our group rode bicycles the 20 some miles from Chippewa Falls to Cornell for lunch and back. This is a really nice, mostly easy paved trail through country and small towns and along river.

1  Thank BikeSummit
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Very well maintained, trail runs slightly uphill out of Chippewa Falls, so you might want to start on that end and coast home.

Thank KennethRMitchell
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

We rode from Cornell to the Lake Wissota trailhead. First 5+ miles to Cobban Bridge is through a dense woods with wild flowers and fern along the trail. The second 1/3 of the trail (to Jim Falls) is more open with views of the Chippewa...More

Thank Tim C
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